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Taxon: Erythrina variegata L.

Genus: Erythrina
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Phaseoleae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 15773
Place of publication: Herb. amb. 10. 1754 (Amoen. acad. 4:122. 1759)
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: 27-Nov-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 4 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.


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Economic importance:

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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
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, Queensland
  • PACIFIC
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      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).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource).
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [introd.].
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. [var. orientalis (L.) Merr.].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Krukoff, B. A. & R. C. Barneby. 1974. Conspectus of species of the genus Erythrina. Lloydia 37:431.
  • Krukoff, B. A. 1972. Notes on Asiatic-Polynesian-Australian species of Erythrina, II. J. Arnold Arbor. 53:132–136.
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der. 1998. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
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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 and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Images or nodulation data:

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  • 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.

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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?15773 (01 October 2014)

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