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Delonix regia
(Fabaceae)

false acacia, flambouyant, flamboyant, flame tree, peacock flower, poinciana, red tree, royal ponciana

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Species description or overview

Delonix regia information from PIER
Information on Delonix regia as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Delonix regia information from NTBG
Information about Delonix regia is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Delonix regia
Nomenclatural information about Delonix regia is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Delonix regia information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Delonix regia--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Delonix regia information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Delonix regia, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Delonix regia
Nomenclatural information about Delonix regia is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Delonix regia (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Delonix regia as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Delonix regia weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Delonix regia for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Images

Delonix regia images by PT
Images of Delonix regia) by Maui photographer Philip Thomas are available online.

Images of Delonix regia (Fabaceae) (royal poinciana)
Links to high-resolution free images of Delonix regia (Fabaceae) (royal poinciana) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Delonix regia information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Delonix regia in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Delonix regia images from PIER
Images of Delonix regia provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Delonix regia information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Delonix regia in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Delonix regia information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Delonix regia--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

A field guide to tropical and subtropical plants
Perry, Frances and Roy Hay. 1982. A field guide to tropical and subtropical plants. Ward Lock Limited, Great Britain. 136 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-442-26859-9.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida
Langeland, K.A. and R.L. Stocker. (1997-)2001. Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida. SP 242, one of a series of the Department of Agronomy, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. First printed: 1997. Revised: April, 2001.

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Botanical survey of Midway Atoll
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. Botanical survey of Midway Atoll. In: 1995-1999 Baseline Surveys for Alien Species in Marine and Terrestrial Habitats on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.


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