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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In Thailand fresh Erythrina fusca Thai: It attracts hummingbirdswhich pollinate its flowers. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Also, it has symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria that forms root nodules and fix atmospheric nitrogen.

Translated by Flattely F. The most common alkaloid is erythralinewhich is named for the genus.

Seeds over 6 months old may take between 12 – 18 months to germinate due to their hard seed coat which becomes tougher with age. It is tolerant of flooding and salinity thus can be grown under coastal conditions. Please view the copyright link for more information.


Succeeds at low to moderate elevations in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate areas[ ]. Prefers a pH in the range 4. In particular, bark infusion is used to induce sleep. The heartwood is light yellow to yellowish brown. Readable yet also very detailed.

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Fresh seeds, and those harvested within 3 – 6 months of maturity, can be sown without any special treatment.

Erythrina fusca

You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Kuntze Corallodendron glaucum Willd.

Other common names include purple coraltree, gallito, bois immortelle, and bucayo among others. All plant pages have their own unique code. In an experiment, it has shown better performance on acid soils of pH 4.

The stem bark and root bark are mixed with the stem bark of Parkia pendula to make a cataplasm that is applied to the head to treat violent and persistent headaches[ ].

It cannot grow in the shade. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. Publisher University of Wisconsin Year ISBN Description An amazing and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the many genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus.


Erythrina fusca Coral Bean, Swamp Immortelle PFAF Plant Database

Established plants are very drought tolerant[ ]. This species has a fusda relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. It is noted for attracting wildlife. Tree with a very tangled crown of branches due to frequent cutting back Photograph by: Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

They may be added to water which has just fallen below boiling point and left in the water as it cools for a minimum of one hour, but up to 12 hours for seed 3 years or more old, and then sown in the usual way. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included.

It can be grown at elevations up to 2, metres.