Red bougainvillea flowers.
bougainvillea definition by Webster's New World
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any of a genus (Bougainvillea) of woody tropical vines of the four-o'clock family, having inconspicuous flowers surrounded by large, showy purple or red bracts
Origin: Modern Latin after Louis Antoine de Bougainville
bougainvillea definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of several South American woody shrubs or vines of the genus Bougainvillea having groups of three petallike, showy, variously colored bracts attached to the flowers.
Origin: New Latin Bougainvillea, genus name, after Louis Antoine de Bougainville.