- another name for big tree
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Supposing this giant to be a new tree, it was there christened Wellingtonia, and also gigantea for its immense measurements.Stories of California
Ella M. Sexton
The Wellingtonia gigantea, or Mammoth pine, as it is sometimes called, is a tree perfectly hardy and of rapid growth.
Do you see those three innocent darlings playing together, under the eye of their governess, by the Wellingtonia yonder?The Cardinal's Snuff-Box