coloradillo
coloradillo coloradillo n. a handsome shrub ({Hamelia patens}) with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; it grows from Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil.

Syn: scarlet bush, scarlet hamelia, {Hamelia patens}, Hamelia erecta. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • coloradillo — noun handsome shrub with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil • Syn: ↑scarlet bush, ↑scarlet hamelia, ↑Hamelia patens, ↑Hamelia erecta • Hypernyms: ↑hamelia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamelia patens — coloradillo coloradillo n. a handsome shrub ({Hamelia patens}) with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; it grows from Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil. Syn: scarlet bush, scarlet hamelia, {Hamelia patens}, Hamelia erecta.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hamelia patens — coloradillo coloradillo n. a handsome shrub ({Hamelia patens}) with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; it grows from Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil. Syn: scarlet bush, scarlet hamelia, {Hamelia patens}, Hamelia erecta.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hamelia — noun any of several flowering tropical or subtropical shrubs of the genus Hamelia • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑scarlet bush, ↑scarlet hamelia, ↑coloradillo, ↑Hamelia patens, ↑Hamelia erecta …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamelia erecta — noun handsome shrub with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil • Syn: ↑scarlet bush, ↑scarlet hamelia, ↑coloradillo, ↑Hamelia patens • Hypernyms: ↑hamelia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamelia patens — noun handsome shrub with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil • Syn: ↑scarlet bush, ↑scarlet hamelia, ↑coloradillo, ↑Hamelia erecta • Hypernyms: ↑hamelia …   Useful english dictionary

  • scarlet bush — noun handsome shrub with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil • Syn: ↑scarlet hamelia, ↑coloradillo, ↑Hamelia patens, ↑Hamelia erecta • Hypernyms: ↑hamelia * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • scarlet hamelia — noun handsome shrub with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil • Syn: ↑scarlet bush, ↑coloradillo, ↑Hamelia patens, ↑Hamelia erecta • Hypernyms: ↑hamelia * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

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