Flame of the forest or flamboyant, the bright colour of flowers growing as ornamental tree in many tropical areas of the world. 

It is endemic to dry forest of Madagascar but now introduced into tropical/sub-tropical regions. In Bengali the flowers called as Krishnachura.

The Gulmohor in Alephata way to Nasik from Pune, beside NH 60.

Some kinda Natural dyes are products of this flowers petal.
Significance of red color: in Kerala it is believed that when Jesus was crucified there was a small tree near to the cross and the blood of Jesus was shed over the flowers and that's why the flowers got the bright red colour.


  1. আর একটু বিস্তারিত হলে ভালো লাগত।


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