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Taxon: Erythrina crista-galli L.

Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 15739
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:99. 1767
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 15-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (also Argentina's national tree fide Trop Leg)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil [e.]
    Western South America: Bolivia
    Southern South America: Argentina [n.]; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I. Boissiera 35:292.
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [cult.].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Krukoff, B. A. & R. C. Barneby. 1974. Conspectus of species of the genus Erythrina. Lloydia 37:342.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Check other web resources for Erythrina crista-galli L.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and 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.

Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?15739 (20 October 2014)

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