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A tree (Delonix regia) in the pea family, native to Madagascar and widely cultivated for its showy scarlet flowers. Also called flamboyant.
(Plants) a leguminous tree, Delonix regia, that is native to Madagascar but widely cultivated elsewhere, having clusters of large scarlet flowers and long pods. Also called: flamboyant
a tree, Delonix regia, of the legume family, native to Madagascar, having clusters of scarlet flowers and long, flat, woody pods. Also called flame tree.
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|Noun||1.||royal poinciana - showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana|