Flower NameRoyal Poinciana
Formal NameDelonix regia
AliasRoyal Poinciana, Flam Tree, Flamboyant, 鳳凰木, ロイヤル・ポインシアナ
MorphTropical deciduous tree
Royal Poinciana(Latin name:Delonix regia) is a tropical deciduous trees of the Caesalpiniaceae family . From early summer to fall bloom 5 petaled flowers of bright vermilion red racemes continued increasingly. In natural tree-shaped hat as well as a number of large leaves, so is under the tree in the summer cool in the tropics and recreation area. Leaves are fern like cool, beautiful contrast of green leaves and a red flower. Flower has blossomed and 突出sa stamens and pistils, RD together with vivid Scarlet Crown at its peak. After the flower branches or hanging from descends the blue big Sword-shaped pods (Saya, beans fruit) will be blackened with the passage of time and the odd torsion, makes you feel a little creepy. Planted as a street tree in the tropics, seeds and materials such as REI and necklaces are sold as souvenirs. Like flowers, pride of Barbados (yellow red butterfly), alias is called hymehouowbok.African tulip tree, Jacaranda(scientific name:Jacaranda mimosifolia) and Royal Poinciana(scientific name:Delonix regia) are three large tropical flower tree.
General name: Royal Poinciana , scientific name:Delonix regia, also known as: Royal Poinciana, Flamboyant,Flam Tree,origin: Madagascar, distribution: Japan's Okinawa, Taiwan, and Hawaii, tropical and subtropical regions, height: 10-15 m, leaf color: dark green, flower diameter: 10 cm Flower color: red , flowering period: May to October, pod width: 5 cm, pod length: 40-50 cm.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Leaf typeBipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering place(sub-) Tropical area
SeasonMay Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height1000 ~ 1500 [cm]
Diameter10 ~ 10