HyperDic: idria_columnaris

English > 1 sense of the expression Idria columnaris:
NOUNplantIdria columnaris, boojum tree, cirio, Fouquieria columnariscandlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers
English > Idria columnaris: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningcandlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers.
Synonymsboojum tree, cirio, Fouquieria columnaris
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
Spanishcirio, Idria columnaris
Catalanfouquieria columnaris

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