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Taxon: Erythrina humeana Spreng.

 
Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 15750
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 3:243. 1826
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • dwarf coraltree  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • dwarf erythrina  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • dwarf Kaffirboom  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • kleinkoraalboom  (Source: Dict Gard) - Afrikaans

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, [Cape Province (e.), KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Hennessy, E. F. 1991. Erythrineae (Fabaceae) in Southern Africa (Bothalia) 21:9.
  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) 37:408.
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  7. van Wyck, B. E. 2012. Review of Fabaceae Southern Africa data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Erythrina humeana Spreng. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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.

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=15750. Accessed 11 December 2018.