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Related to genus Fouquieria: Fouquieria columnaris
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|Noun||1.||genus Fouquieria - resinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year|
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Fouquieriaceae, Fouquieriaceae - small family of spiny shrubs or trees of southwestern United States
coachwhip, Fouquieria splendens, Jacob's staff, ocotillo, vine cactus - desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers