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Erythrina speciosa

Accepted name

Erythrina speciosa Andrews1, 2, 3, 4


Corallodendron reticulatum (C. Presl) Kuntze1
Erythrina graefferi Tineo1
Erythrina poianthes Brot.1
Erythrina poianthes Brot. var. subinermis Lindl.1
Erythrina reticulata C. Presl1, 5
Micropteryx reticulata Walp.1
Stenotropis berteroi Hassk.1


Tribe: Phaseoleae;  Genus: Erythrina


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened

Geographical records

Africa6:   Egypt(I)6

Asia2:   India(I)2, India-ISO(I)2

South America:   Brazil(N)1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)


Literature citations

Description3;  Illustration14


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 2004-2005 Novoselova MS


1:Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby, R.C. (1974) Lloydia 37 (3): 332-459 Conspectus... of the genus Erythrina
2:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
3:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan
4:Lock, J.M. (1989) Legumes of Africa: a check-list. RBG Kew.
5:Lewis, G.P. (1987) Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 369 pp Legumes of Bahia
6:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
7:Barroso, G.M. (1965) Arq. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 18: 109-177 Leguminosas-Guanabara
8:Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby, R.C. (1972) Phytologia 25 (1): 1-31 Notes on the Speciesof Erythrina. VI.
9:Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby, R.C. (1973) Phytologia 27 (2): 108-141 Notes on Species of Erythrina. VII.
10:Krukoff, B.A. (1971) Phytologia 22 (4): 244-277... notes American Spp. ErythrinaV.
11:Krukoff, B.A. (1978) Phytologia 39 (5): 294-306 Notes on Species of Erythrina. XI.
12:Krukoff, B.A. (1979) Phytologia 41 (4): 256-300 Notes on the Species Erythrina. XII
13:Krukoff, B.A. (1979) Phytologia 44 (1): 19-32 Notes on the Species of ErythrinaXIV
14:Ellison, D.P. (1995) Cultivated plants of the World-trees, shrubs, climbers. Brisban

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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