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*Delonix regia (Bojer ex Hooker) Rafinesque. Royal Poinciana, Flamboyan, Flame Tree. Phen: (Nov-) Apr-Jul. Hab: Disturbed areas, hammocks, pine rocklands, widely planted and especially common in suburban areas. Dist: Native of Madagascar (now widely grown and naturalized in tropical areas around the world).

Origin/Endemic status: Subsaharan Africa

Synonymy: = Bah, Fl3, K3, K4, S13, SE3, WH3, Isely (1998); = Poinciana regia Bojer ex Hook.

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL

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image of plant© Keith Bradley [image randomly selected] | Original Image ⭷
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