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royal poinciana

noun

Definition of royal poinciana

  1. :  a showy Madagascan tree (Delonix regia syn. Poinciana regia) widely planted for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers —called also flamboyant, peacock flower



Circa 1900

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circa 1900


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