Meaning of ocotillo


Pronunciation: (ō"ku-tēl'yō Sp. ô"kô-tē'yô), [key]
— pl. -til•los
  1. a spiny, woody shrub, Fouqueria splendens, of arid regions of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having a tight cluster of red flowers at the tip of each branch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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