Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf.

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Species : Delonix regia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf.
  • Common name : Gulmohur Tree, Flamboyant Flame Tree, Gold Mohar
  • Vernacular name : Gulmohar (Hin.); Kempu Torai (Kan.)
  • Key identification features : Medium-sized deciduos tree with a spreading crown. Leaves are pinnately compound. Bark is light brown and relatively smooth forming buttress at the base. Flowers are deep-red to orange-red and showy. Fruit is a long pod, flat, green when young turning black upon maturity.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Madagascar
  • Comments : Often planted in cities as an Avenue Tree, seldom runs wild as an escape.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Planted
  • Floras referred : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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