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Unarmed trees. Stipules pinnate. Leaves 2-pinnate without glands on the petiole and rhachis. Pinnae and leaflets strictly opposite. Flowers in short, axillary, corymbose racemes. Sepals 5. Petals (1,3) 5 (in ours); 4 equal, the upper differing in shape and colour. Stamens 10. Pods linear-oblong, flattened, dehiscent; valves woody, septate between the many seeds. Seeds transverse, oblong, subcylindric to flattened and oblong-elliptic.
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Specimen Records:40
Specimens with Sequences:41
Specimens with Barcodes:37
Species:9
Species With Barcodes:7
Public Records:15
Public Species:7
Public BINs:0
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Delonix

Delonix is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It contains trees that are native to Madagascar and east Africa. By far the best known species is the Royal Poinciana (D. regia).

The name of the genus is derived from the Greek words δηλος (delos), meaning "evident," and ονυξ (onyx), meaning "claw," referring to the petals.[3] The common name, Poinciana, comes from a former genus of the same name in which the members of the current genus Delonix were classified along with plants now placed in the genus Caesalpinia.

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  1. ^ a b "Genus: Delonix Raf.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1999-03-05. Retrieved 2011-04-22. 
  2. ^ "Delonix Raf.". TROPICOS. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  3. ^ Gledhill, David (2008). The Names of Plants (4 ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 137. ISBN 978-0-521-86645-3. 
  4. ^ "Subordinate Taxa of Delonix Raf.". TROPICOS. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
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