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poinciana

(poinsēā`nə, –ă`nə), any shrub or tree of the tropical and subtropical genus Poinciana of the family Leguminosae (pulsepulse,
in botany, common name for members of the Fabaceae (Leguminosae), a large plant family, called also the pea, or legume, family. Numbering about 650 genera and 17,000 species, the family is third largest, after the asters and the orchids.
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 family). Poincianas are popular ornamentals for their showy orange or scarlet blossoms. The royal poinciana or peacock flower (P. regia), native to Madagascar, is one of the most striking of tropical trees. It is widely cultivated elsewhere, e.g., the West Indies, the S United States, and Bermuda. Poincianas are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Leguminosae.
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Providence is south of the new Poinciana Parkway, so residents and visitors will enjoy greater access and improved traffic patterns, while within the gates of Providence, the community will remain a pristine, natural setting with abundant conservation areas," explains Yuval Botansky, President of ABD.
The royal poinciana or flamboyant (Delonix regia) is familiar to anyone who has visited the tropics.
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Town Council votes Royal Poinciana Plaza plan move forward for review [Palm Beach Daily News]
During the past year, the Company, virtually debt-free, successfully obtained $4,700,000 in mortgage loans which enabled it to acquire title to 266 residential building sites in Poinciana, a community in close proximity to Orlando, which properties have an appraised value of approximately $7,400,000, with a present market value of approximately $10,630,000.
The work on Bradley Place from Royal Poinciana Way to Wells Road shall include all labor, materials, equipment, and services necessary for and reasonably incidental for full and complete execution of roadway, curbing, sidewalk, sewer, drainage, street lighting, mast arms, signalization, and signal cable interconnect improvements as described in the Contract Documents.
Businesses seeking to redevelop in the Royal Poinciana Way Business District may have an easier time of it after the Palm Beach Town Commission approved a study that could recommend less stringent zoning.
Seeds of the black locust (Robinia), poinciana (Caesalpinia), coral tree (Erythrina), sweet pea (Lathyrus) and wisteria vine are all poisonous.