Definition of Fouquieria columnaris

1. Noun. Candlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Boojum Tree, Cirio, Idria Columnaris
Generic synonyms: Candlewood
Group relationships: Fouquieria, Genus Fouquieria

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fouquieria Columnaris

Foucault's pendulum
Foucault current
Foucault pendulum
Fouchet's reagent
Fouchet's stain
Foule Mudammas
Foulness Island
Founding Father
Founding Fathers
Fountain of Youth
Fouquieria columnaris (current term)
Fouquieria splendens
Four Hundred
Fourier cosine series
Fourier series
Fourier sine series
Fourier transfer
Fourier transform
Fourier transforms

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. ..."

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