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any tree of the genus Angophora, related to the eucalyptus and native to E Australia
Historical Examples

The large-seeded angophora mentioned by me before, also grew in this district.
Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2) John MacGillivray


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