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  1. pride of barbados, paradise flower, flamboyant tree, Caesalpinia pulcherrima, Poinciana pulcherrima(noun)

    tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana

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  1. Caesalpinia pulcherrima

    Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to the tropics and subtropics of the Americas. It could be native to the West Indies, but its exact origin is unknown due to widespread cultivation. Common names for this species include Poinciana, Peacock Flower, Red Bird of Paradise, Mexican Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Poinciana, Pride of Barbados, and flamboyan-de-jardin.

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