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Noun: poinciana  ,poyn-see'a-nu
  1. A tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
    - bird of paradise, Caesalpinia gilliesii, Poinciana gilliesii
Noun: Poinciana
  1. Small subgenus of ornamental tropical shrubs or trees; not recognized in some classifications
    - subgenus Poinciana

Derived forms: poincianas

Type of: flowering shrub, rosid dicot genus

Part of: Caesalpinia, genus Caesalpinia

Encyclopedia: Poinciana, Florida