Flamboyant Tree

Flamboyant tree
Flower of the flamboyant tree

The Flamboyant Tree (Delonix Regia), also called the royal poinciana, and renowned for its bright red flowers, is a symbol of Puerto Rico. It is native to Madagascar but grows throughout the Circum-Caribbean.

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The Flamboyant Tree: So Much More Than a Plain Old Tree. (n.d.). Retrieved July 7, 2023, from https://www.uncommoncaribbean.com/caribbean/flamboyant-tree/
Gilman, E. (n.d.). Delonix regia: Royal Poinciana. Retrieved June 30, 2023, from https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/publication/ST228