Pronunciation: (ō"ku-tēl'yō; Sp. ô"kô-tē'yô), [key]
—pl. -til•losPronunciation: (-tēl'yōz; Sp. -tē'yôs). [key]
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.
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