Embothrium



/ɪmˈbɒθrɪəm/
noun
1.
any evergreen shrub of the genus Embothrium, esp E. coccineum, native to South America but widely cultivated as an ornamental for its scarlet flowers: family Proteaceae Also called Chilean firebush

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