Delonix tomentosa

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Delonix tomentosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Delonix
Species: D. tomentosa
Binomial name
Delonix tomentosa
(R. Vig.) Capuron

Delonix tomentosa is a species of flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae. It is endemic to Madagascar, where it is known only from the type specimen collected over 100 years ago. It has not been seen since and may be extinct.[1]


  1. ^ Rivers, M. 2014. Delonix tomentosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014. Downloaded on 21 September 2015.