Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Delonix Regia ( Flamboyant )

Height : 8 -10 m

Common names : Royal Poinciana or Flamboyant / Flamboyan,
Another local names : Krishnachura, Gulmohar.

Delonix regia is a species of flowering plant from the Fabaceae family. With fern-like leaves and flamboyant flowers, this plant always known as an ornamental tree and given the name Royal Poinciana or Flamboyant. Another names are : Krishnachura, Gulmohar, Peacock Flower, Flame of the Forest, Malinche, and Tabachine, and one of several named the Flame tree.