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Details for: Erythrina crista-galli

Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Erythrina crista-galli L.
Rank: Species
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Fabales Bromhead
                              Familia - Fabaceae Lindl.
                                   Tribus - Phaseoleae
                                        Genus - Erythrina L.
Synonyms: Corallodendron crista-galli (L.) Kuntze
Erythrina fasciculata Benth.
Erythrina laurifolia Jacq.
Erythrina pulcherrima Tod.
Erythrina speciosa Tod.
Micropteryx crista-galli Walp.
Micropteryx fasciculata Walp.
Micropteryx laurifolia Walp.
Erythrina crista-galli var. hasskarlii Backer
Erythrina crista-galli var. leucochlora Lombardo
Comments: National flower of Argentina., Native of South America widely cultivated in the tropics., Native to South America., Widely cultivated as an ornamental.
Common names: Cockspur Coral Tree (English), Coral (), Coral Tree (English), Seibo ()[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: [Eg]
Use: Chemical products, Environmental, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Wood

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