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Common name

English: Flamboyant, Flame Tree, Royal Poinciana

German: Flammenbaum

Mandarin: 凤凰木 (feng huang mu)

Portuguese: Flor-do-paraíso

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Delonix (1)

            Epithet: regia (Hook.)Raf. (2)

Synonym: Poinciana regia Hook.

regia => royal

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: red, orange

External links

Check for Delonix regia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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