Taxon: Erythrina coralloides DC.

Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 403487
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:413. 1825
Name Verified on: 29-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Nov-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • naked coraltree  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Guanajuato, - Hidalgo, - Mexico, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Veracruz
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Erythrina coralloides DC. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.