shining brightly; radiant; gleaming
c.1500, from L. refulgentem (nom. refulgens), prp. of refulgere "flash back, shine brilliantly," from re- "back" + fulgere "to shine" (see bleach).
"There was the same cool green light from the canopy, the same refulgent smell, the same awe-inspiring sense of variety."
- Charles Mann, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
A smell that shines brightly?