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List of names matching "Erythrina herbacea"
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accepted Erythrina herbacea L.

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Erythrina herbacea

Accepted name

Erythrina herbacea L.1, 2


Corallodendron herbaceum (L.) Kuntze1
Erythrina arborea Small1
Erythrina hederaefolia Spreng.1
Erythrina herbacea L. var. arborea Chapman1
Erythrina humilis Salisb.1
Erythrina rubicunda Jacq.1
Xyphanthus hederifolius Raf.1


Tribe: Phaseoleae;  Genus: Erythrina

Vernacular names

Cardinal Spear (En)3; Cardinal Spear (En)4; Cherokee Bean (En)3; Cherokee Bean (En)4; Coral Bean (En)3; Coral Bean (En)4


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Environmental2; Environmental5

Geographical records

Asia2, 5, 6:   Indonesia-ISO(I)5, Java(N)5, Pakistan(I)2, Singapore(I)6


Central America1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11:   Mexico (North & Central)(N)1, 8, 9, 10, 11, Mexico (South East)(N)7

North America5, 12:   United States(N)1, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

United States:   Alabama12, Florida12, Georgia12, Louisiana12, Mississippi12, North Carolina12, Oklahoma12, South Carolina12, Texas12

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description2, 3, 5, 23;  Illustration4


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 2005-07 (Americas update) Sokolova IV


1:Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby, R.C. (1974) Lloydia 37 (3): 332-459 Conspectus... of the genus Erythrina
2:Ali, S.I. (1977) Papilion. In: Flora of West Pakistan, No 100.
3:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan
4:Ellison, D.P. (1995) Cultivated plants of the World-trees, shrubs, climbers. Brisban
5:Backer, C.A. (1963) Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands
6:Ford, C.S. (1994) Kew Herbarium Material.
7:Breedlove, D.E. (1986) Listados Floristicos de Mexico 4: 90-112 Flora de Chiapas
8:Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby, R.C. (1972) Phytologia 25 (1): 1-31 Notes on the Speciesof Erythrina. VI.
9:Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby, R.C. (1973) Phytologia 27 (2): 108-141 Notes on Species of Erythrina. VII.
10:Krukoff, B.A. (1971) Phytologia 22 (4): 244-277... notes American Spp. ErythrinaV.
11:Krukoff, B.A. (1976) Phytologia 33 (5): 342-356 Notes on Species of Erythrina. VIII.
12:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
13:Eleuterius, L.N. & Otovos, E.G. J (1979) Sida 8 (1): 102-103 Floristic.. Indian Middens in Salt Marshes
14:Howard, R.A. & Staples, G.W. (1983) J. Arnold Arbor. 64 (4): 511-546 Modern Names Catesby's Plants
15:Krukoff, B.A. (1977) Phytologia 36 (1): 1-11 Notes on the Species of Erythrina. IX.
16:Krukoff, B.A. (1978) Phytologia 39 (5): 294-306 Notes on Species of Erythrina. XI.
17:Krukoff, B.A. (1979) Phytologia 41 (4): 256-300 Notes on the Species Erythrina. XII
18:Krukoff, B.A. (1979) Phytologia 44 (1): 19-32 Notes on the Species of ErythrinaXIV
19:Krukoff, B.A. (1980) Phytologia 46 (2): 88-93 Notes on the Species of Erythrina. XV
20:Krukoff, B.A. (1982) Phytologia 51 (7): 440-457 Notes on Species of Erythrina. XIX
21:List Based Record (1986) U.S. Soil Conservation Service
22:Turner, B.L. (1959) Univ. of Texas Press, Austin. 284 pp The Legumes of Texas
23:Bailey, L.H. (1961) Manual of cultivated plants. New York.

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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