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Delonix regia (Bojer ex Hook.) Raf.

Poinciana regia Bojer ex Hook.

Royal poinciana, flamboyant

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusDelonixFrom the Greek delos, “conspicuous,” and onyx, “claw,” referring to the flowers
Speciesregia

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Delonix regia description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Delonix regia (royal poinciana, flamboyant)

8/15/2003 · South Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands · By Heather A. Kent

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