Delonix regia

Delonix regia this fantastic tree is native to Madagascar,

specifically from the dry forest, located in the north and on the margin

from the western half of the island, where you are in danger

of extinction due to habitat loss.

It is well known by the names flamboyan or flamboyán, flamboyant,

sneak, tabachín, malinche, ponciana or acacia

(but not to be confused with the trees of the genus Acacia).

It was described by Wenceslas Bojer and William Jackson Hooker and published

in Flora Telluriana in the years 1836-7.

Its growth rate is fast, reaching a height of

until 12 meters in a matter of a few years (in appropriate conditions,

grows at a rate of 1 meter per year more or less).

has an open cup, trimmed, formed by very branches

branched from which leaves of 30 at 50cm long

composed of 20 a 40 pairs of leaflets or pinnas of green color,

which are divided in turn by some 10-20 pairs of smaller secondary pinnae.

Additional Information

Weight 1 kg

Delonix regia



PLANT 40-50 CM


Origin: Madagascar
Height: Until 12 m.
Rusticidad: 10a (0º C).
Exposition: Shaded.
Irrigation: Allow to dry between waterings