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- proper n. A genus containing one species, the irontree.
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- n. one species: iron tree
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Notable relict species include the endemic rhododendrons (Rhododendron caucasicum, R. ungernii, R. smirnowii) and Persian ironwood (Parrotia persica).
Kilta, Creel made of the pliant withes of the Wych Hazel, _Parrotia_
• Parrotia persica '' Vanessa, '' Persian parrotia.
Parrotia is a member of the witch hazel family, and like its relatives, it turns shades of gold, orange or red in autumn.
Parrotia persica), which has a prominent place near the front porch.