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Taxon: Erythrina americana Mill.

 
Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Phaseoleae
Nomen number: 311444
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Erythrina no. 5. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jun-1999
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support; ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (seeds)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guerrero, Hidalgo, Mexico, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. García-Mateos, R. et al. 2001. Erythrina americana Miller ("colorín"; Fabaceae), a versatile resource from Mexico: a review Econ. Bot. 55:391-400.
  2. Krukoff, B. A. & R. C. Barneby 1974. Conspectus of species of the genus Erythrina (Lloydia) 37:388.
  3. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)

Check other web resources for Erythrina americana Mill. :

  • 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.

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=311444. Accessed 11 December 2018.