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Noun: royal poinciana  'roy-ul ,poyn-see'a-nu
  1. 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
    - flamboyant, flame tree, peacock flower, Delonix regia, Poinciana regia

Derived forms: royal poincianas

Type of: angiospermous tree, flowering tree

Part of: Delonix, genus Delonix

Encyclopedia: Royal poinciana