Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 83

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf.
status

 

Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf. 

Names.

Myanmar: jaw-gale, seinban. English: flamboyant, gold mohur, royal poinciana.

Range.

Seasonally dry areas of western and northern Madagascar. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Conservation status.

Least Concern [LC] ( IUCN 2017).

Use.

Nordal (1963) lists this species as having medicinal properties, but the plant parts and uses are unspecified.

Notes.

The bark of this species is employed as a febrifuge in Indo-China. The gum which oozes from it "is similar to gum arabic" ( Perry 1980).

The leaves contain saponin and alkaloid ( Perry 1980).

Data on the propagation, seed treatment, and agricultural management of this species are given by Katende et al. (1995) and Bekele-Tesemma (1993).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Delonix