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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Wrth gyrraedd y fan hon dyma weld fod llwyn tan Chile (Embothrium coccineum; Chilean firebush) wedi dechrau blodeuo a hynny'n gynnar iawn.
| 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.