Delonix elata (L.) Gamble

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Synonyms: Poinciana elata L.
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Status: Cultivated
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Syntypes from India
Notes: Doubtfully native in Zambia. See the discussion on p. 203 of FZ 3(2).
Derivation of specific name: elata: tall, high
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Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 201 - 203. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zambia: cultivated Delonix elata
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Delonix elata

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Delonix elata
African Plant Database: Delonix elata
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Delonix elata., retrieved 21 April 2024

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