Poinciana

• (n.) A prickly tropical shrub (Caesalpinia, formerly Poinciana, pulcherrima), with bipinnate leaves, and racemes of showy orange-red flowers with long crimson filaments.
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poinciana

<botany> A prickly tropical shrub (Caesalpinia, formerly Poinciana, pulcherrima), with bipinnate leaves, and racemes of showy orange-red flowers with long crimson filaments. ... The genus Poinciana is kept up for three trees of Eastern Africa, the Mascarene Islands, and India. ... Origin: NL. Named after M. De Poinci, a governor of the French...
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poinciana

Poinciana gilliesii noun a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
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Poinciana

subgenus Poinciana noun small subgenus of ornamental tropical shrubs or trees; not recognized in some classifications
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Poinciana

[SunRail station] Poinciana SunRail station is the planned southern terminus of the final phase of the SunRail commuter train, serving the Greater Orlando area. The site was also used very briefly by Amtrak in the mid 70`s. ==History== In the mid 1970s, The site of the planned SunRail was to be the southern terminus for Amtrak`s inaugural a...
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Poinciana

Poin`ci·a'na noun [ New Latin Named after M. de Poinci , a governor of the French West Indies.] (Botany) A prickly tropical shrub ( Cæsalpinia, formerly Poinciana, pulcherrima ), with bipinnate leaves, and racemes of showy orange-red flowers with long crimson filaments. �...
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poinciana

poinciana (poinsēā'nu, –ă'nu) , any shrub or tree of the tropical and subtropical genus Poinciana of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). Poincianas are popular ornamentals for their showy orange or scarlet blossoms. The royal poinciana or peacock flower (P. regia),...
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Poinciana

[n] - small subgenus of ornamental tropical shrubs or trees
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