Fouquieria

noun
Fou·quie·ria | \füˈkirēə, ˌfükēˈir-, ˌfükēˈer-\

Definition of Fouquieria 

: a small genus of scarlet-flowered shrubs or low trees (family Fouquieriaceae) with brittle wood and spiny stems that are leafless for most of the season — see ocotillo

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History and Etymology for Fouquieria

New Latin, from Pierre Eloi Fouquier †1850 French physician + New Latin -ia

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