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Preferred Scientific Name :  Delonix regia
Preferred Common Name :  Flamboyant
Taxonomic Tree
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Spermatophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Dicotyledonae


D. regia, the flamboyant or flame tree, is a very popular and most beautiful ornamental tree that has been very widely introduced to tropical countries around the world. Recently, however, it has been observed to be naturalizing in many countries, and has become invasive in Australia, and on Christmas Island and a number of Pacific islands. It has a tendency to form monocultures and prevent the regeneration of native species.

Royal poinciana (Delonix regia) seeds

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