bird of paradise


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  • noun

Synonyms for bird of paradise

a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers

ornamental plant of tropical South Africa and South America having stalks of orange and purplish-blue flowers resembling a bird

any of numerous brilliantly colored plumed birds of the New Guinea area

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I mentioned bird cages before, printed on the Bird of Paradise cushion, and you can also have the real thing - possibly the ultimate Eastern accessory.
Elevated serum iron parameters were lowered through dietary manipulation in captive Raggiana bird of paradise (Paradisaea raggiana).
WARM WELCOME: Visitors now find the people of Papua New Guinea relaxed and, wearing elaborate wigs and flamboyant costumes decorated with bird of paradise feathers, ready to welcome them with singing and dancing
A THE bird of paradise or strelitzia should have blue and orange flowers which look like a bird with outstretched wings.
Customs officials opened his suitcase and a bird of paradise flew out.
OTCBB:CFPC) announced today that it hosted its special shareholders meeting at the Conference Room of Bird of Paradise Hotel, Goroka, EHP, Papua New Guinea at 11:00 a.
Q DOES anyone know the next couple of lines to the song with the memorable title May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose?
The Los Angeles city flower is the bird of paradise and the Los Angeles city tree is the kaffirboom, commonly known as coral tree.
One of the pupils of Form 1Ais Menna Hubbard nee Roberts pictured on the back row, seventh from the left, who hopes for help to find the author of The Bird of Paradise, a poem learned by the pupils.
A 1990 report, for example, said Archbold's bowerbirds decorate with plumes from a bird of paradise species that molts only two of the big feathers a year.
as striking as the flametree or the bird of paradise.
The eBay community will be able to access unique and unusual items that range from Bird of Paradise masks made on the islands of Bali and Java to exquisite jewelry to the finest handmade jigsaw puzzles in the world.
Lewis said tropical plants, such as bird of paradise, were some of the hardest hit.