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 known by many common names, including purple coraltreegallitobois immortellebucayoand the more ambiguous “bucare” and “coral bean”. Food and Agriculture Organization. The tree is planted as a hedge[ ]. Views Read Edit View history. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Succeeds at low to moderate elevations in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate areas[ ].

It is used for making canoes and for carving[]. Seeds over 6 months old may take between 12 – 18 months to germinate due to their hard seed coat which becomes tougher with age. The new buds and leaves are rrythrina as a vegetable. Publisher Kampong Publications, California.

If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. It also includes a section of useful Legumes. The tree is managed under a moderate regime of pruning if it is grown as a shade tree for cocoa.

Can be downloaded from the Internet. 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[ ].

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An excellent, if rather terse, erytgrina to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region. For more information about QR Codes click here. Translated by Flattely F.

Erythrina fusca – Useful Tropical Plants

For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing 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.

They start sprouting rapidly and develop strong shoots[ ]. The tree is a pioneer species, germinating in open land and creating the right habitat for forest trees to grow.

The seeds are buoyantallowing them disperse across oceans.

Erythrina fusca Coral Bean, Swamp Immortelle PFAF Plant Database

A 6 month pollarding cycle is used for trees supporting black pepper vines[ ]. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Thai-language text Commons category link is on Wikidata. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. The fueca is antirheumatic, sudorific and, in large doses, purgative[]. Common Name Coral Bean, Swamp Immortelle Family Fabaceae USDA hardiness Known Hazards Although no specific mention has been seen for this species, the seed, bark and stems of plants in this genus usually contain alkaloids that are toxic in all but small amounts[ K ].

This taxon has not yet been assessed. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.


Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. QR Code What’s this? It erytrina be downloaded from the internet. Tropical Tree Seed Manual. Although no specific mention has been seen for this erythrinz, the seed, bark and stems of plants in this genus usually contain alkaloids that are toxic in all but small amounts[ K ]. It is therefore a promising species for agroforestry systems in such areas where it would be intercropped with maize and cassava[ ].

Kuntze Duchassaingia glauca Willd. Now containing plants. The seed contains the anaesthetic alkaloid erythroidine[ ]. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. In particular, bark infusion is used to induce sleep. Different plant parts can be used eryhhrina for beriberi, liver problems, wounds, headaches, malaria, flu, and cough. It can be downloaded from the Internet. You will receive a range of benefits including: This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen.

Archived from the original PDF on January 16, Publisher University of the West Indies; Fuaca.

Erythrina fusca

In an experiment, it has shown better performance on acid soils of pH 4. This QR Code is unique to this page. Erythrina fusca is a deciduous Tree growing to 15 m 49ft by 12 m 39ft at a medium rate.