Erythrina /ˌɛrɪˈθraɪnə/ is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae. It contains state trees of Mérida and Trujillo in Venezuela are bucaré ceibo (E. poeppigiana) and purple coral tree (bucaré anauco, E. fusca), respectively. The genus Erythrina is in the subfamily Faboideae of the family Fabaceae. The name of the genus is derived from the Greek word for red, and. Basionym. Micropteryx poeppigiana Walp., Linnaea Heterotypic. Erythrina amasisa Spruce, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 3:

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Pastos y Forrajes, 16 1: Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Some coral trees are used widely in the tropics and subtropics as street and park trees, especially in drier areas.

Agroforestry in acid soils of the humid tropics. The seeds are poisonous[ ]. Tolerant of temporary waterlogging and can be used to drain very wet soils.

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Nygren P; Ramfrez C, Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. It contains about specieswhich are distributed in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide.

Cook and Gliricidia sepium Jacq. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Soils of tropical forest ecosystems. Common Name Mountain Immortelle.

Erythrina poeppigiana Mountain Immortelle. Madre de Cacao PFAF Plant Database

Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby[ ]. Easily propagated from stem cuttings 0. Many birds visit the nectar -rich Erythrina flowers. Sepulveda S; Raintree JB, Proceedings of a workshop in Denpasar, Indonesia, July. Cuttings should be long over 1.

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Top growth is killed by frost. Title Flower Caption Bright orange, fleshy, flowers which are pollinated by humming birds, Patulul, Guatemala.

However, inoculation is recommended when introducing the species to new areas[ ]. Agroforestry Systems, 49 3: A plant of lowland, humid tropical areas to moderate elevations in the subhumid zone, where it can be cultivated at elevations up to 2, metres[ ].


Camero Rey LA, Taxonomy, Distribution and Ecological Differentiation. It prefers a mean annual rainfall in the range 1, – 4,mm, but tolerates – 4,mm[ ].

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Preliminary results from initial evaluation of tree species with potential for use in agrosilvicultural systems. Coral trees Wiliwili E. Centre erythrija New Crops and Plant Products.

Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Brachiaria decumbens in the inter-row. Roots usually appear after about 6 weeks[ ].

Taxonomic Ppeppigiana Top of page Domain: The various species of Erythrina can all, as far as is known, be intercrossed to produce fertile hybrids[ ].