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tree’ or ‘bogus tree’.
A small, manipulated,
or shrub, with a bare trunk that can be
straight or bent at the base. It has bare branches, that bear bushes
of foliage -preferably globular in shape- at their outermost tips,
like a bouquet of twigs and leaves. The bark is pale greyish in
colour and the branches are manipulated in
order to make them bend and divert their growth, altering their flow
to appear winding-down and up, which is considered pleasant to the
See also POSTAGE STAMPS.