Meaning of schefflera

schef•fler•a

Pronunciation: (shef'lur-u, shef-lēr'u), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various tropical trees or shrubs belonging to the genus Schefflera, of the ginseng family, having glossy, palmately compound leaves and often cultivated as a houseplant.
  2. a similar, related plant, Brassaia actinophylla.
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