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Meaning of FLOWER-FENCE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flow"er-fence`\, n. (Bot.)
A tropical leguminous bush ({Poinciana, or C[ae]salpinia,
pulcherrima}) with prickly branches, and showy yellow or red
flowers; -- so named from its having been sometimes used for
hedges in the West Indies. --Baird.

 

 

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