Fouquieria columnaris


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Related to Fouquieria columnaris: Idria columnaris
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Noun1.Fouquieria columnaris - candlewood of Mexico and southwestern California having tall columnar stems and bearing honey-scented creamy yellow flowersFouquieria 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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Its 68 described species are associated with Sapindales (families Anacardiaceae, Burseraceae, Rutaceae, and Simaroubaceae) except for 2 North American species (Calophya dicksoni Jensen on Fouquieria columnaris [Ericales: Fouquieriaceae] and Calophya oweni Tuthill probably on Phoradendron juniperinum [Santalales: Santalaceae]) and 1 South American species (Calophya sp.
Most of the 68 described species are mono- or oligophagous on species of the Sapindales except for the 2 North American species Calophya dicksoni Jensen developing on Fouquieria columnaris (C.