National Geographic : 1946 Mar
American Fighters Visit Bible Lands 5 National (Geoigaphic Scirly Kodlacironm by laynard Oiven Williams Royal Poinciana Trees in a Cairo Suburb Suggest the Question, "What's in a Name?" "Flame tree," "peacock flower," "flamboyant"-all are names of this brilliantly colored tree, here framing a minaret in a modern suburb west of Gezira Island. The poinciana takes its name from M. de Poinci, a 17th century governor of the French West Indies. Its blossoms are found around the world in frostless regions.