firebush
firebush firebush n. 1. An evergreen South American shrub *{Streptosolen jamesonii}) having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant.

Syn: marmalade bush, {Streptosolen jamesonii}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A densely branched Eurasian plant ({Bassia scoparia}) whose foliage turns purple-red in autumn; also called {burning bush}.

Syn: summer cypress, burning bush, belvedere, {Bassia scoparia}, Kochia scoparia. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • firebush — /fuyeur boosh /, n. any of several shrubs having bright red flowers or foliage, as the burning bush. [1880 85; FIRE + BUSH1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Chilean firebush — noun grown for outstanding display of brilliant usually scarlet crimson flowers; Andes • Syn: ↑Chilean flameflower, ↑Embothrium coccineum • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Embothrium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bassia scoparia — firebush firebush n. 1. An evergreen South American shrub *{Streptosolen jamesonii}) having showy trumpet shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant. Syn: marmalade bush, {Streptosolen jamesonii}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A densely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bassia scoparia — firebush firebush n. 1. An evergreen South American shrub *{Streptosolen jamesonii}) having showy trumpet shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant. Syn: marmalade bush, {Streptosolen jamesonii}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A densely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burning bush — firebush firebush n. 1. An evergreen South American shrub *{Streptosolen jamesonii}) having showy trumpet shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant. Syn: marmalade bush, {Streptosolen jamesonii}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A densely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Streptosolen jamesonii — firebush firebush n. 1. An evergreen South American shrub *{Streptosolen jamesonii}) having showy trumpet shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant. Syn: marmalade bush, {Streptosolen jamesonii}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A densely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Streptosolen jamesonii — firebush firebush n. 1. An evergreen South American shrub *{Streptosolen jamesonii}) having showy trumpet shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant. Syn: marmalade bush, {Streptosolen jamesonii}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A densely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hamelia patens — Taxobox name = Firebush image width = 200px image caption = Habitus status = NE status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Asteridae unranked ordo = Euasterids I ordo = Gentianales… …   Wikipedia

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