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Taxon: Erythrina herbacea L.

 
Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 15748
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:706. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 17-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Sep-1998
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 7 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • cardinal-spear  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Cherokee-bean  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • coral-bean  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • red-cardinal  (Source: Trees US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas (s.), Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina (s.e.), South Carolina (e. & s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (e.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tamaulipas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  3. Krukoff, B. A. & R. C. Barneby 1974. Conspectus of species of the genus Erythrina (Lloydia) 37:370.
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  6. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  7. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  8. Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) (Taxon) 46:469.
  9. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Erythrina herbacea L. :

  • 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
  • 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=15748. Accessed 15 December 2018.