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Erythrina velutina


Accepted name

Erythrina velutina Willd.1, 2, 3

Synonyms

Chirocalyx velutinus Walp.4
Corallodendron velutinum (Willd.) Kuntze4
Erythrina aculeatissima Desf.4, 5
Erythrina aurantiaca Ridl.4
Erythrina splendida Diels4

Taxonomy

Tribe: Phaseoleae;  Genus: Erythrina

Vernacular names

Bico-de-papagaio6; Coral Tree2; Coral Tree3; Eritrina-molungu6; Imortelle7; Mulung£6; Red Bead Tree3; Red Bean Tree2

Descriptors

Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened

Uses

Environmental1; Environmental2; Environmental3; Miscellaneous3


Geographical records

Africa:   Uganda(I)8

Asia3, 9:   Sri Lanka(I)3, 9

Caribbean2, 4, 7, 10:   Antigua-Barbuda(I)7, Aruba(I)4, Cayman Is(I)4, Cuba(I)4, Dominican Republic(N)4, 10, Grenada(I)7, Haiti(N)4, 10, Jamaica(I)2, Martinique(I)7, Netherlands Antilles(I)4, Trinidad & Tobago(I)4, Virgin Is(I)4

South America4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14:   Brazil(N)4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Colombia(N)4, 5, 11, Ecuador(N)4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, Galapagos(U)4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 14, Peru(N)4, 5, 11, 13, Venezuela(N)4, 5, 10, 11, 13, 16, 19, 20

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

Literature citations

Description2, 3, 7, 10, 21;  Illustration22

Sources

2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 1993 Zarucchi JL

References

1:Dale, I.R. (1953) A descriptive list of the introduced trees of Uganda
2:Adams, C.D. (1972) Flowering Plants of Jamaica Univ. West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
3:Maxwell, R.H. (1991) In: Dassanayake, M.D. & Fosberg, F.R. (Eds.) A revised handbook
4:Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby, R.C. (1974) Lloydia 37 (3): 332-459 Conspectus... of the genus Erythrina
5:Krukoff, B.A. (1971) Phytologia 22 (4): 244-277... notes American Spp. ErythrinaV.
6:Lewis, G.P. (1987) Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 369 pp Legumes of Bahia
7:Howard, R.A. et al. (1988) Dicotyledoneae Part 1. Fl. Lesser Antilles Arnold Arboretum
8:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
9:Rudd, V.E. (1991) A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
10:Liogier, A.H. (1985) La Flore de la Espanola. III
11:Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby, R.C. (1973) Phytologia 27 (2): 108-141 Notes on Species of Erythrina. VII.
12:Krukoff, B.A. (1976) Phytologia 33 (5): 342-356 Notes on Species of Erythrina. VIII.
13:Krukoff, B.A. (1977) Phytologia 36 (1): 1-11 Notes on the Species of Erythrina. IX.
14:Krukoff, B.A. (1979) Phytologia 44 (1): 19-32 Notes on the Species of ErythrinaXIV
15:Ducke, A. (1953) Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 51: 417-461 Legumionosas-Pernamb., Parai
16:Krukoff, B.A. (1978) Phytologia 39 (5): 294-306 Notes on Species of Erythrina. XI.
17:Krukoff, B.A. (1979) Phytologia 41 (4): 256-300 Notes on the Species Erythrina. XII
18:Krukoff, B.A. (1980) Phytologia 46 (2): 88-93 Notes on the Species of Erythrina. XV
19:Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby, R.C. (1972) Phytologia 25 (1): 1-31 Notes on the Speciesof Erythrina. VI.
20:Krukoff, B.A. (1982) Phytologia 51 (7): 440-457 Notes on Species of Erythrina. XIX
21:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan
22:Ellison, D.P. (1995) Cultivated plants of the World-trees, shrubs, climbers. Brisban


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Nomenclature

TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

Rhizobia

database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan



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