Flamboyant also called Royal Poinciana is one several tropical trees and shrubs generically referred to as Flame Tree.
In India, the common name in Hindi means Peacocks Tail, in Vietnamese the word means Phoenix Tail. Everyone agrees they are spectacular. Less well known is that they are nitrogen-fixing legumes like clover and alfalfa and thus are great for improving soils.
For us in South Florida, they are the poignant signs of the end of our stay as they begin to bloom in May.