Chilean firebush


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Chilean firebush

(ˈfaɪəˌbʊʃ)
n
(Plants) another name for embothrium
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Noun1.Chilean firebush - grown for outstanding display of brilliant usually scarlet-crimson flowers; Andes
Embothrium, genus Embothrium - small genus of South American evergreen shrubs or small trees with long willowy branches and flowers in flamboyant terminal clusters
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The stunning Chilean firebush flowering in its natural setting above Nahuel Huapi Lake
The Chilean firebush is another delight, which may be difficult to cultivate in your backyard but it thrives here.
With a distribution of this kind, it is understandable that there are nemoral (woodland) species associated with the rain forests, such as the Chilean firebush (Embothrium coccineum), that grow in the so-called Valdivian forests, and the well-known Asiatic and Australian genus Grevillea.