EPPO Global Database

Delonix regia(DEXRE)

Code created in: 2001-10-21

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DEXRE
  • Preferred name: Delonix regia
  • Authority: (Hooker) Rafinesque


Madagascar (endemic). Widely cultivated in the tropics as an ornamental tree. Introduced in Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), tropical Africa, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest), New Guinea, Australia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Poinciana regia Hooker

Common names
Name Language
fire tree English
flamboyant English
flamboyant tree English
flame of the forest English
flame tree English
royal poinciana English
Feuerbaum German
Flammenbaum German
Pfauenbaum German
flamboyant French
fleur de paradis French
árbol del fuego Spanish
flamboyán Spanish
guacamoya Spanish
morazán Spanish (ES)
tabuchin Spanish
делоникс королевский Russian
огненное дерево Russian
fèng huáng mù Chinese
凤凰木 Chinese