Flower-fence

Flow´er-fence`


n.1.(Bot.) A tropical leguminous bush (Poinciana pulcherrima, or Cæsalpinia, pulcherrima) with prickly branches, and showy yellow or red flowers; - so named from its having been sometimes used for hedges in the West Indies.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.