Science Magazine Publishes Article on the Gulmohar Tree

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The Gulmohar Tree (Delonix regia) is known in many tropical regions around the world as an ornamental tree. The Science Magazine has just published a three-page review on this species belonging to the leguminous Fabaceae family.

The Science Magazine provides insights into specific scientific topics. This number is steadily rising and includes many reviews on agricultural, ornamental and other plants which have been studied scientifically. The latest inclusions in the collection of reviews of scientific subjects is an insight into the tropical tree species Delonix regia which is commonly known as Gulmohar Tree, Royal Poinciana, Flamboyant or Phoenix's Tail. Endemic to Madagascar it is known for its' flamboyant display of large red flowers. Since the tree is a leguminous species, it is able to fix atmospheric nitrogen through nodulation of its roots. The Science-Magazine article covers this symbiotic relationship in detail. Furthermore, the insight discusses the antibacterial activity of Delonix-regia extracts against certain bacteria which could also be used to treat malaria. was initially launched in November 1998 as the online version of the French science magazine "Eurêka - Le magazine des sciences" published by Bayard since 1995. During the past decade, it has emerged as a comprehensive aggregator of websites and science references in biology, in the applied life sciences agriculture, horticulture and forestry, in the earth sciences, in the environmental sciences, and in the health sciences. During the end of 2010 it received ca. 40,000 page impressions per day but was republished after a change of ownership in early 2011.

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