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Bottle tree

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Bottle tree, Australian tree (Brachychiton rupestris) of the chocolate family, with a trunk resembling a round bottle. Although the main trunk is short and thick, the trees may grow to 60 ft (18 m). A related tree, the baobab of Africa, is also sometimes called a bottle tree.

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