Common Name: The Flamboyant aka Poinciana
Scientific Name: Delonix regia
Nepali Name: Siris (शिरिष)
Size: 5 - 12m (height)
Location: Ghatbesi, Dhading
As the name suggests this is one very beautiful and attractive tree. This tree can be found mostly in tropical and near-tropical areas up to 2000m above sea level. The flowers are beautiful four large scarlet red petals and leaves that have 20-40 pairs of leaflets. Flowers start blooming from April to June.