Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf.
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|Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf.|
Myanmar: jaw-gale, seinban. English: flamboyant, gold mohur, royal poinciana.
Seasonally dry areas of western and northern Madagascar. Cultivated in Myanmar.
Least Concern [LC] ( IUCN 2017).
Nordal (1963) lists this species as having medicinal properties, but the plant parts and uses are unspecified.
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).
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