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Delonix regia

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Delonix regia
Species Authority: (Hook.) Raf.
Common Name/s:
English Flamboyant, Flame Tree, Gold Mohar
French Flamboyan
Synonym/s:
Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf. subspecies flavida Stehle
Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf. subspecies genuina Stehle
Poinciana regia Hook.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Du Puy, D. <i>et al.</i>
History:
1997 Indeterminate (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This deciduous species is native to west and north Madagascar but is cultivated throughout this and many other tropical countries.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main native subpopulations found around Antsiranana occur in areas that are threatened from charcoal production. It is used widely as an ornamental tree.
Citation: Du Puy, D. et al. 1998. Delonix regia. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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