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Taxon: Delonix regia (Bojer) Raf.

 
Genus: Delonix
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 13400
Place of publication: Fl. tellur. 2:92. 1837
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 34 (10 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar (n. & w.)


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  2. Du Puy, D. J. et al. 1995. A revision of Phylloxylon (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae: Indigofereae). Kew Bull. 50:466.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Delonix+regia&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  6. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: cult.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  9. Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):151.
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. Note: cult.
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: cult.
  14. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_61.html target='_blank'
  17. Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. Note: cult.

Check other web resources for Delonix regia (Bojer) Raf. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?13400. Accessed 20 August 2019.