Erythrina fusca is a deciduous Tree growing to 15 m (49ft) by 12 m (39ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by Birds. Erythrina fusca Lour. Syn.: Erythrina glauca Willd. Fabaceae Gallito Perry ( ) cites many more uses for Erythrina indica. The bark is used. Descriptions and articles about the Kaffirboom, scientifically known as Erythrina fusca in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Physical Description; Morpholog.

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It is used more because it is available rather than because it is preferred[ ]. Farmers occasionally use the dry erythriba as fuel wood, despite claims that the branches do not burn well and produce a lot of ash. It is noted for attracting wildlife.

Erythrina fusca

The seed contains the anaesthetic alkaloid erythroidine[ ]. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Tropical Tree Seed Manual. Please view the copyright link for more information. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.

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Erythrina fusca Coral Bean, Swamp Immortelle PFAF Plant Database

The flowers are antitussive[ ]. Retrieved from ” https: This is attributed to increased litter fall in plantations with this species, which adds to the available amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus in the soil[ ].

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Succeeds at low to moderate elevations in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate areas[ ]. The new buds and leaves are eaten as a vegetable. Erythrina caffra Blanco Erythrina glauca Willd. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Kuntze Corallodendron glaucum Willd. The seeds float in water and at times have been dispersed by ocean currents[ ]. Can be downloaded from the Internet. Established trees stand regular pruning very well.

By using this site, erytnrina agree to the Terms of Rrythrina and Privacy Policy. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. The most common alkaloid is erythralinewhich is named for the genus.

The easy-to-grow and attractive flowering tree is cultivated as an ornamental shade and hedge plant.

It cannot grow in the shade. In an experiment, it has shown better performance on acid soils of pH 4. Different plant parts can be used medicinally for beriberi, liver problems, wounds, headaches, malaria, flu, and cough. Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, fsca approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant.


The heartwood is light yellow to yellowish brown. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Erythrina fusca is a deciduous Tree growing to 15 m 49ft by 12 m 39ft at a medium rate. Common Name Coral Bean, Swamp Immortelle Family Fabaceae USDA hardiness Known Hazards Although no specific mention has been seen for this species, fuzca seed, bark and stems of plants in this genus usually contain alkaloids that are toxic in all but small amounts[ Fueca ].

Kuntze Corallodendron patens DC. Bark or root decoctions are used in the treatment of beriberi[ ]. Translated by Flattely F. Publisher University of the West Indies; Jamaica. The root is antirheumatic, sudorific and, in large doses, purgative[]. All plant pages have their own unique code. It attracts hummingbirdswhich pollinate its flowers.

Forage Tree Legumes in Tropical Agriculture. It can be downloaded from the internet. Food and Agriculture Organization.