Genus – Delonix and Peltophorum

Delonix regia , Family-Fabaceae , Common name-Flamboyant, Flame tree, Mai, Mal mara, මැයි මල්,  මල්මාර , Origin-Introduced , Habit-Large tree , Ecology-Cultivated ,Comment-Blooms around May.

Peltophorum pterocarpum , Family-Fabaceae , Common name-Yellow flame, Kahamara, කහමාර, මාර , Origin-Native , Habit-Large tree , Ecology-Cultivated ,Comment-Oranmental. Yellow showy flowers, fruit red-brown flat legume.

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