1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Erythrina L.
      1. Erythrina crista-galli L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil to N. Argentina.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Cockspur Coral Tree, Coral, Coral Tree, Seibo
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Chemical products, Environmental, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Wood

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

    Introduced into:

    Bolivia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Kenya, Leeward Is., Mozambique, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Peru, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rwanda, Society Is., Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Windward Is., Zimbabwe

    Erythrina crista-galli L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2009 Silva, J.M. [7003], Brazil K000930950
    Oct 1, 2001 Gottsberger, I. [356A], Brazil K000930941
    Jan 1, 1979 Rambo, B. [43871], Brazil K000930948
    Jan 1, 1972 s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000930942
    Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S. [8888], Brazil K000930945
    Mar 1, 1965 Hatschbach, G.G. [12023], Brazil K000930952
    Jan 1, 1938 Sellow [857], Brazil K000930944
    Jan 1, 1938 Regnell [I.73], Minas Gerais K000674145 syntype
    Jan 1, 1913 Dusén, P. [10945], Brazil K000930953
    Burchell [4227], Brazil K000930955
    Gomes, A. [2628], Brazil K000930956
    Pohl [s.n.], Brazil K000930946
    Pereira, E. [8680], Brazil K000930951
    Usteri, A. [134b], Brazil K000930954
    Sellow [5757], Brazil K000930943
    Regnell [s.n.], Brazil K000930947
    Rambo, B. [41163], Brazil K000930949
    Regnell, A.F. [73], Brazil K000930957
    Yamamoto, C.E. [1385], Brazil K000930958

    First published in Mant. Pl. 1: 99 (1767)

    Accepted by

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    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Evenhuis, N.L. & Eldredge, L.G. (eds.) (2012). Records of the Hawaii biological survey for 2011. Part II: plants Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 113: 1-102.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Lozano, E.C. & Zapater, M.A. (2010). El Género Erythrina (Leguminosae) en Argentina Darwiniana 48: 179-200.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
    • Bean, A.R. (2008). A taxonomic revision of Erythina L. (Fabaceae: Faboideae) in Australia Austrobaileya 7: 641-658.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
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