HyperDic: genus_fouquieria

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Fouquieria:
NOUNplantgenus Fouquieria, Fouquieriaresinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions / regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year
English > genus Fouquieria: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningresinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions / regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year.
SynonymFouquieria
Member ofFouquieriaceae, family Fouquieriaceaesmall family of spiny shrubs or trees of southwestern United States
Membersboojum tree, cirio, Fouquieria columnaris, Idria columnariscandlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers
ocotillo, coachwhip, Jacob's staff, vine cactus, Fouquieria splendensdesert 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
Broaderdilleniid dicot genusgenus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Spanishfouquieria, genus fouquieria
Catalanfouquieria, genus fouquieria

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