Information about Delonix regia

Delonix regia is a species of flowering tree in the family Fabaceae, native to Madagascar but widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. It is commonly known as the flamboyant tree or royal poinciana.

The tree typically grows up to 12-18 meters tall and has a wide-spreading, umbrella-like canopy with a trunk that can reach up to 1 meter in diameter. The leaves are fern-like, with small leaflets that give a delicate, lacy appearance.

The flamboyant tree is known for its vibrant display of flowers, which typically appear in spring or summer. The flowers are large and showy, with four spreading petals that are bright red or orange. The flowering period lasts for several weeks, and the tree can be covered in a mass of colorful blooms.

Delonix regia is a popular ornamental tree in many parts of the world due to its stunning appearance and tolerance for hot and dry conditions. It is also used in traditional medicine for a variety of ailments, and the wood is used for construction and furniture making. However, it is considered an invasive species in some areas, as it can outcompete native plants and disrupt ecosystems.