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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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 34 (10 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13; Du Puy et al., Kew Bull. 1995)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Du Puy, D. J. et al. 1995. A revision of Phylloxylon (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae: Indigofereae) Kew Bull. 50:466.
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  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 Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  14. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  17. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13400. Accessed 19 October 2018.