Definition of Pride of barbados
1. Noun. Tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana.
Group relationships: Caesalpinia, Genus Caesalpinia
Generic synonyms: Flowering Shrub
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Literary usage of Pride of barbados
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1. Adventure Guide to Barbados by Lynne M. Sullivan (2001)
"Two red Pride of Barbados flowers sit in the top corners of the shield above the fig tree. A pelican holds the right side of the shield with his extended ..."
2. The Saturday Magazine (1841)
"... bright blue peas of singular beauty: and, to crown all, the " Pride of Barbados," sometimes crimson, sometimes yellow, with butterfly petals, ..."
3. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of Their Phanerogams and by William Hillebrand (1888)
"... the well known -Pride of Barbados ', is occasionally found escaped frum gardens in the yellow-flowering variety as well as in the ordinary one with ..."
4. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck (1905)
"... Sw. (Pride of Barbados). A small tree closely related to the poinciana and, like it, a profuse and brilliant bloomer. It rnay be found in Nassau, ..."
5. Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands by George J H. Northcroft (1902)
"A tree somewhat resembling the poinciana is the wild Pride of Barbados with clusters of red flowers here and there relieving the green of the surrounding ..."