Peacock plant

English name: Peacock plant

Scientific name: Delonix regia (Boj. ex Hook.) Raf.

Synonym: Poinciana regia

Bangla/local name: ‘Krishnachura’

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)

Kingdom : Plantae


Division : Magnoliophyta
Class : Magnoliopsida
Subclass : Rosidae
Order : Fabales
Family :Caesalpinaceae
Genus :Delonix
Species : D. regia

Economic Importance

Used as ornamental purpose

The trunk is used as timber

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