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Taxon: Poinciana regia Bojer

Synonym of Delonix regia (Bojer) Raf.

Genus: Poinciana
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 29164
Place of publication: W. J. Hooker, Bot. Mag. 56: t. 2884. 1829
Link to protologue:
Comment: since Hooker ascribed both the name and the English description (from which he prepared a Latin diagnosis) to Bojer, Bojer is considered the author of this name fide Shenzhen ICN Art. 46.2
Name Verified on: 21-Sep-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):151.

Check other web resources for Poinciana regia Bojer :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29164. Accessed 28 January 2020.