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English noun: Poinciana

1. Poinciana (plant) small subgenus of ornamental tropical shrubs or trees; not recognized in some classifications

Synonymssubgenus Poinciana

Broader (hypernym)rosid dicot genus

Member meronymCaesalpinia, genus Caesalpinia

2. poinciana (plant) a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana

Synonymsbird of paradise, Caesalpinia gilliesii, Poinciana gilliesii

Broader (hypernym)flowering shrub

Member meronymCaesalpinia, genus Caesalpinia

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