Definition of Poinciana pulcherrima
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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Poinciana Pulcherrima
Literary usage of Poinciana pulcherrima
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of British Guiana: Comprising a General Description of the by Henry G. Dalton (1855)
"... rope Butterfly plant Cedrela odorata Malpighia punicifolia Melia azedarach Poinciana pulcherrima Poinciana pulcherrima Bignonia unguis Ocimum basilicum ..."