Origin of poinsettia
Examples from the Web for poinsettia
However, things went sour quickly at her Poinsettia Place apartment.
In October 2010, she moved into a $1,195 per month one-bedroom apartment on Poinsettia Place in Hollywood.
Poinsettia has been steadily increasing in popularity, and can be surrounded by ferns that will live on indefinitely.Gardening for Little Girls|Olive Hyde Foster
These have given quite a new aspect to the vegetation, while bright colour is imparted by species of Bougainvillea and Poinsettia.
Her cheeks matched the poinsettia, or Christmas flower, and her eyes were as blue as the sapphires in the jewel shops.Dorothy Dale's Queer Holidays|Margaret Penrose
The beautiful Christmas flower, the poinsettia, was named in compliment to Mr. Poinsett.As I Remember|Marian Gouverneur
What but the Poinsettia, paltry scions of which, like the Dracæna, adorn our hothouses and dinner-tables.At Last|Charles Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for poinsettia
Word Origin for poinsettia
Word Origin and History for poinsettia
from the genus name (1836), Modern Latin, in recognition of Joel R. Poinsett (1779-1851), U.S. ambassador to Mexico, who is said to have brought the plant to the attention of botanists.