barbados flower fence

Barbados pride

noun
1.
Also called bead tree. a tropical African and Asian tree, Adenanthera pavonina, of the legume family, having feathery foliage and bearing red seeds that are used in beadwork.
2.
Also called Barbados flower fence, dwarf poinciana. a tropical, prickly shrub, Caesalpinia pulcherrima, having orange-yellow flowers with bright red stamens and bearing pods.

Origin:
1880–85

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barbados pride

noun
East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental [syn: coralwood
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