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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Root tubers of Erythrina species have been traditional food for aborigines of the Northern Territory of Australia.

Erythrina – Wikipedia

It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 22 – 28? Roots usually appear after about 6 weeks[ ]. eryhtrina

Flowers – eaten in soups and salads[ ]. Flame tree is another vernacular name, but may refer to a number of unrelated plants as well. Characteristics, ecology and management. Many birds visit the nectar -rich Erythrina flowers. Under humid conditions, leaf-fall is visible but not severe.

The leaves must be removed before planting and the top cut made at an angle of 45 degrees and sealed with paraffin[ ]. Early survival, growth and foliar nutrients in native Ecuadorian trees planted on degraded volcanic soil.


QR Code What’s this? In a related study no improvements in the productivity of cattle supplemented with E. Succeeds in alluvial soils with moderate to deficient drainage[ ]. Milk production in humid tropical Costa Rica was For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page.

Tables of chemical reythrina and nutritional value. Production and turnover of N fixing nodules in relation to foliage development in periodically pruned Erythrina poeppigiana Leguminosae trees. Stakes from lower and middle sections of 1 – 2 year-old branches give best results[ ]. Potential of legume tree fodders as animal feed in Central America. Many species of Erythrina have bright red flowers, and this may be the origin of the common name.

Agroforestry in acid soils of the humid tropics. Requires a sunny position[ ]. Insects Associated with Erythrina species in Costa Rica. Now containing plants. An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl.

Erythrina poeppigiana

It can fix Nitrogen. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.

Germplasm Resources Information Network. However, the growth of the branches can resemble the shape of sea coral rather than the color of Corallium rubrum specifically, and this is an alternative source for the name. You can translate the content of this page by selecting poeppigoana language in the select box.


If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. Adapted to humid and subhumid regions with mean annual rainfall frommm, occasionally to 4, mm. Economic net benefit was the highest using poeppigana E. Plant and animal families Plant and animal species. Copyright Colin Hughes, Dept. Bark is greyish-brown to grey-brown, of variable roughness from smooth to slightly furrowed, with conical thorns on the branches and young twigs.

The flowers are pollinated by Birds. The conspicuous, even dramatic coral trees are widely used as floral emblems. We are currently updating this section. poeppigiama

Legume forages Forage plants. Erythrina amasisa Spruce Ergthrina darienensis Standl. Pollarded trees of Erythrina in a coffee plantation in Costa Rica. Seed storage behaviour is orthodox. Six months regrowth following hard pruning pollarding of trees in a coffee plantation in Costa Rica. How many suns are in our solar system.