Definition of Poinciana gilliesii

1. Noun. A tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana.

Exact synonyms: Bird Of Paradise, Caesalpinia Gilliesii, Poinciana
Group relationships: Caesalpinia, Genus Caesalpinia
Generic synonyms: Flowering Shrub

Lexicographical Neighbors of Poinciana Gilliesii

Poet Laureate
Poetic Edda
Pogonia divaricata
Pogonia rosea
Pogostemon cablin
Poincaré conjecture
Poincaré disk
Poincaré disks
Poincaré space
Poinciana gilliesii
Poinciana pulcherrima
Poinciana regia
Poirier's gland
Poirier's line
Poiseuille's law
Poiseuille's space
Poiseuille's viscosity coefficient
Poisson's ratio
Poisson-Pearson formula
Poisson distribution
Poisson distributions

Literary usage of Poinciana gilliesii

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The British Flower Garden, (series the Second): Containing Coloured Figures by Robert Sweet (1838)
"poinciana gilliesii. Hooker in hot. misc. 1. p. 129. t. 34. ibid. 3. p. 208. G. Don gen. syst. gard. fy hot. 2. p. 433. ..."

2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"poinciana gilliesii, Hooker, a tree of Chili, with sulphur flowers. POINCIANA PULCHERRIMA, Linn., Roxb., W. § A., Eh, ..."

3. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"Caesalpinia Gilliesii, Wallich. (poinciana gilliesii, Hooker.) La Plata States. This beautiful hardy bush can be utilized for hedges. ..."

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