Idria columnaris


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Related to Idria columnaris: Fouquieria columnaris, Cirio tree
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Noun1.Idria columnaris - candlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowersIdria columnaris - candlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowers
candlewood - any of several resinous trees or shrubs often burned for light
Fouquieria, genus Fouquieria - resinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year
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A new form of branching for the cirio, Idria columnaris Kellogg, in Baja California, Mexico.
However, on older, adjacent terraces, Larrea is dominant, Viguiera is absent, and regeneration of Idria columnaris (boojum) and Pachycerus pringli (cardone cactus) - the primary beneficiaries of Viguiera - are absent.