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Delonix regia (Hook.)Raf.

Synonyms

Poinciana regia

Common names

Royal poinciana, flamboyant

Extract from Wikipedia article

Delonix regia is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It is noted for its fern-like leaves and flamboyant display of flowers. In many tropical parts of the world it is grown as an ornamental tree and in English it is given the name Royal Poinciana or Flamboyant. It is also one of several trees known as Flame tree.[+]

LinkRoyal Poinciana tree (Flamboyant, Delonix regia) in Aspire Park at early morning. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkRoyal Poinciana tree (Flamboyant, Delonix regia) with flowers in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkRed flowers of royal Poinciana tree (Flamboyant, Delonix regia) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkRoyal Poinciana tree (Flamboyant, Delonix regia) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkRed inflorescense of royal Poinciana tree (Flamboyant, Delonix regia) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkBright red flowers of royal Poinciana tree (Flamboyant, Delonix regia) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.