Definition of Hamelia erecta
1. Noun. Handsome shrub with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil.
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Literary usage of Hamelia erecta
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1. Circular by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station (Mayaguez) (1918)
"The scarlet hamelia, hamelia erecta, has orange-scarlet flowers in open clusters. The petioles and even the leaf blades sometimes turn reddish. ..."