Definition of Poincianas
1. poinciana [n] - See also: poinciana
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Literary usage of Poincianas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"Beyond, the white limestone houses of the town, intermingled with groves of graceful palms, and half concealed by gorgeous poincianas, rise on a gentle ..."
2. Standard Guide to Cuba: A New and Complete Guide to the Island of Cuba by Foster & Reynolds Co (1905)
"There are royal poincianas, almonds and other decorative trees, and parterres of ... If the season be advanced to April or May, when the royal poincianas or ..."
3. Panama: The Canal, the Country, and the People by Arthur Bullard (1911)
"And most gorgeous of all were the Royal poincianas or Peacock flowers. A few islands, also bright with blossoms, broke the expanse of water in just those ..."
4. The Play Movement and Its Significance by Henry Stoddard Curtis (1917)
"At the time the Royal poincianas bloom along the military road in Porto Rico, it is thronged every day with hundreds who come out thirty miles from San Juan ..."
5. A Guide to the West Indies, Bermuda and Panama by Frederick Albion Ober (1920)
"... club-houses, restaurants, with ample space for promenades between its parterres of flowers beneath gorgeous poincianas, masses of vivid colour, ..."
6. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1910)
"... Catappa (popularly called almond), royal poincianas, royal palms, and other well-known ornamental trees of the tropics. The palms are made use of for ..."