Definition of Fouquieria columnaris
1. Noun. Candlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers.
Generic synonyms: Candlewood
Group relationships: Fouquieria, Genus Fouquieria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fouquieria Columnaris
Literary usage of Fouquieria columnaris
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1. Zoe: A Biological Journal by Townshend Stith Brandegee, Katharine Layne Brandegee (1891)
"Fouquieria columnaris is certainly a queer looking tree. It is often hollow within and becomes a convenient hive for wild bees. ..."