HyperDic: fouquieria_splendens

English > 1 sense of the expression Fouquieria splendens:
NOUNplantFouquieria splendens, ocotillo, coachwhip, Jacob's staff, vine cactusdesert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers
English > Fouquieria splendens: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningdesert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers.
Synonymsocotillo, coachwhip, Jacob's staff, vine cactus
Member ofFouquieria, genus Fouquieriaresinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions / regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year
BroadercandlewoodAny of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light
Spanishocotillo
Catalanocotillo

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