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Delonix regia - Royal Poinciana, Gulmohar Flowers

Delonix regia - Royal Poinciana, Gulmohar Flowers (Delonix regia - Royal Poinciana, Gulmohar)

A close up of the Royal Poinciana flowers. Photo taken July 16, 2013 in San Diego, CA.

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Wow, they are gorgeous!

21 Jul, 2013


Thanks! Yes, that's why it is considered by many as "the most beautiful tree in the world".

22 Jul, 2013



No, the colors haven't been changed. It depends on the camera how well the red colors show up.

29 Jul, 2013


I just love the flecked white petals you get on some of the blooms.

4 Aug, 2013



Supposedly the white in the red is to attract pollinators.

4 Aug, 2013


Ah, now that was something I didn't know, but it sure makes sense.

4 Aug, 2013


I believe I read this in one of my plant books or on the internet somewhere.

4 Aug, 2013

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