One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for casuarina
- ‘The road becomes a strip of bitumen flanked at first by banana trees, then by an array of she-oaks.’
- ‘Our campsite is a scalloped bay whose beach, shaded by she-oaks, is so narrow at high tide that I can roll straight out of my tent and into the lagoon.’
- ‘It sits amid eleven hectares of tropical gardens on Mai Khao Beach, a 17-km skein of sand and she-oaks.’
- ‘On hillocks trailing she-oaks, olives, myrtle and prickly pear, circular ruins rise up, like razed windmills.’
- ‘They were the only things not making a racket behind the beach today, because the she-oaks, ti-trees and a few other things are in full flower and the circus has come to town.’
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