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Taxon: Erythrina fusca Lour.

 
Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 15744
Place of publication: Fl. cochinch. 2:427. 1790
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 11 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Lloydia 37:341.); shade/shelter (fide Dict Gard; LLoydia 37:341.)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Erythrina glauca)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania [Pemba]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia (Caroline Islands)
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Samoa, Tonga

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent and Grenadines, [St. Vincent] Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (n.), Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Albuquerque, J. M. Plantas tóxicas no jardim e no campo. 1980 (Pl Toxicas)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:121-123.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  12. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  13. Krukoff, B. A. 1972. Notes on Asiatic-Polynesian-Australian species of Erythrina, II J. Arnold Arbor. 53:130.
  14. Krukoff, B. A. & R. C. Barneby 1974. Conspectus of species of the genus Erythrina (Lloydia) 37:340.
  15. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. Little, E. L., Jr. et al. Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. (Trees PR)
  18. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  19. Maesen, L. J. G. van der 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  20. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  21. Perfecto, I. et al. 1996. Shade coffee: A disappearing refuge for biodiversity (BioScience) 46:598-608.
  22. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  23. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  24. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  25. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  26. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)
  27. Whitmore, T. C., ed. Tree flora of Malaya. (Trees Malaya)
  28. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Erythrina fusca Lour. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15744. Accessed 19 December 2018.