poinciana poinciana

Definition(s):

  1. (n) small subgenus of ornamental tropical shrubs or trees; not recognized in some classifications
  2. (n) a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana

Usage(s):

  • Ashore, the islands are ablaze with hibiscus, bougainvillaea, begonia, poinciana, wild orchids, frangipani, red and orange flame trees, wild ginger.

News

  1. Council to eye reconfigured parking plan for Royal Poinciana Plaza

    A proposed reconfiguration of the Royal Poinciana Plaza parking lot will be presented during the afternoon session of Wednesday’s Town Council meeting. The Sterling Organization, which controls the plaza under a longtime lease, is revising the lot because of the Florida Department of Transportation’s taking of land for the new Flagler Memorial Bridge, said John Page, director of the Planning ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Palm Beach Daily News

  2. @ Town Council: Playhouse Update

    9:30 a.m., Town Hall. On the podium: Mayor Gail Coniglio, Council President David Rosow, President Pro Tem Robert Wildrick, Councilmen William Diamond, Richard Kleid and Michael Pucillo. Also, Town Manager Peter Elwell, Town Attorney John Randolph Update on Royal Poinciana Playhouse: Pamela Stark Thomas, National Arts Institute: Important progress has been made with the lease draft. We are doing ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Palm Beach Daily News

  3. Osceola grow-house investigation seizes more than 200 pot plants

    KISSIMMEE – The smell of marijuana Friday led to another grow house bust in Poinciana, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Word of the Day
incipient incipient
/ɪn ˈsɪ pi ənt /