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Delonix regia

(Poinciana)

FAMILY

Caesalpiniaceae / Fabaceae

Species

Delonix regia

Common name

Poinciana

Flower colour; life form

Flowers orange-red; tree

Distinguishing features

Deciduous tree with bipinnate leaves and large fringed stipules. Flowers in large clusters usually orange-red. Pod brown, woody 20-50 cm long and to 5.5 cm wide, 20-40 seeds per pod.

Scan of Delonix regia