plumeria


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plu·mer·i·a

 (plo͞o-mîr′ē-ə)
[New Latin Plumeria, genus name, from Plumerius, Latinized form of the surname of Charles Plumier (1646-1704), French botanist.]

plumeria

(pluːˈmɪərɪə)
n
(Plants) a tropical tree with candelabra-like branches
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Noun1.plumeria - deciduous shrubs and trees of tropical America having branches like candelabra and fragrant white or pink flowersPlumeria - deciduous shrubs and trees of tropical America having branches like candelabra and fragrant white or pink flowers
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Apocynaceae, dogbane family, family Apocynaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs
frangipani, frangipanni - any of various tropical American deciduous shrubs or trees of the genus Plumeria having milky sap and showy fragrant funnel-shaped variously colored flowers
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Hawaiian Plumeria by Lisa Hoffman Beauty, inspired by family trips to the Big Island, features warm base notes of shaved coconut, lush green foliage and exotic orchids and a top note of salty ocean air combined with a fragrant heart of lemony Hawaiian plumeria.
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Impeccable grounds are fragrant with plumeria, and the beach is a very short walk down a lovely path.
Angela Watson stepped off an airplane in Hawaii, breathed in the fragrance of plumeria and ginger, and smiled to herself as she imagined the endless, carefree days of surfing.
On the morning of their wedding Yvette awakened to a handpicked and hand-tied bouquet of her three favorite tropical flowers: bird of paradise, anthurium, and Sunset Plumeria.
Georgia also painted beautiful flowers; plumeria, torch ginger, lotus, hibiscus, bird of paradise, and nana honua, which reminded her of jimsonweed, her favorite desert flower.