African Plant Database


Delonix regia (Bojer ex Hook.) Raf.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Tellur. 2: 92 (1836 [1837])
Information on the genus : Delonix
Basionym : Poinciana regia Bojer ex Hook.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (endemic)
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Poinciana regia Bojer ex Hook. (1829)
 Poinciana regia Bojer (1829)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Delonix regia var. flavida Stehlé (1946)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree to 12-30 m with cylindrical trunk and flat or curving crown; surface-rooting.
Ecology : Native of Madagascar; cultivated in all tropical countries as an ornamental (flowers very large and showy).
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Tree; Subhumid, Dry; Forest; 0-499 m; distribution: Endemic to Madagascar.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 61: 12
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 68064
 
Record n°68064 modified 2007-04-17
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