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Flamboyant (Delonix regia)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 
Flamboyant, royal poinciana, flame tree
Synonyms 
Poinciana regia Boj. ex Hook.
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Rapidly growing tree up to 20 m high with bipinnate leaves 15-20 cm long and leaflets 0.5-1 cm long. Red flowers 3-4 cm in diameter on terminal branches. Dark-brown pods about 40 cm long and 5 cm wide. Grows well only in frost-free areas.
Distribution 
Native to Madagascar.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 

Avg: average or predicted value; SD: standard deviation; Min: minimum value; Max: maximum value; Nb: number of values (samples) used

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 89.4 1
Crude protein % DM 11.1 1
Crude fibre % DM 49.7 1
Ash % DM 4.7 1
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.3 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.4 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 78.4 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 12.1 *

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

Groenewald et al., 1967

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:12

References
Datasheet citation 

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