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Taxon: Erythrina variegata L.

 
Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 15773
Place of publication: Herb. amb. 10. 1754 (Amoen. acad. 4:122. 1759)
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 28 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan (s.)

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

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Northern Territory]

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  3. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Erythrina-coraltree.pdf target='_blank' Note: Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), Holualoa, Hawai'i\; http://www.traditionaltree.org/
  4. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999-. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Erythrina+variegata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  7. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: introd.
  8. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. Note: var. orientalis (L.) Merr.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  11. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  12. Krukoff, B. A. & R. C. Barneby. 1974. Conspectus of species of the genus Erythrina. Lloydia 37:431.
  13. Krukoff, B. A. 1972. Notes on Asiatic-Polynesian-Australian species of Erythrina, II. J. Arnold Arbor. 53:132-136.
  14. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  15. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  16. Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  18. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  19. Maesen, L. J. G. van der. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  21. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  23. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  24. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  25. Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.

Check other web resources for Erythrina variegata L. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15773. Accessed 23 July 2019.