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Delonix decaryi
Scientific Name: Delonix decaryi (R. Viguier) Capuron
Synonym: Poinciana decaryi, Delonix adansonioides
Family: Fabaceae
Delonix  decaryi
Delonix decaryi in Art Pacheco's collection in Tucson
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Avoid frost

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Coastal southern Madagascar (Toliara)

Growth Habits: Pachycaul tree, up to 24 feet tall (7 m), brownish-red bark

Watering Needs:

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:
The Delonix decaryi has 3 inches wide (7.5 cm) white flowers with long red stamens. The 4 petals become yellowish as they age. They are followed by dark brown glaucous fruits.

Fruiting Habits:

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