Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Flower-fence Flow"er-fence`, n. (Bot.) A tropical leguminous bush ({Poinciana pulcherrima}, or {C[ae]salpinia, pulcherrima}) with prickly branches, and showy yellow or red flowers; -- so named from its having been sometimes used for hedges in the West Indies. --Baird. [1913 Webster]

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  • Caesalpinia pulcherrima — noun tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana • Syn: ↑pride of barbados, ↑paradise flower, ↑flamboyant tree, ↑Poinciana pulcherrima • Hypernyms: ↑flowering shrub …   Useful english dictionary

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