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royal poinciana


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tropical and semitropical tree (Delonix regia) native to Madagascar, having bipinnately compound leaves, clusters of large scarlet flowers, and long pods. Also called flamboyant, poinciana.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tropical tree, Delonix regia, grown for its bright red flower clusters; native to Madagascar but grown in many other tropical regions.; the flamboyant

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana


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