African Plant Database


Erythrina humeana Spreng.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Syst. Veg. (ed. 16) [Sprengel] 3: 243 (1826) 
Information on the genus : Erythrina
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (indigenous)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Erythrina humei E. Mey. (1836)
=Erythrina humei var. raja (Meisn.) Harv.
=Erythrina raja Meisn.
=Erythrina princeps A. Dietr.
=Erythrina hastifolia G. Bertol.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suffrutex with a woody rootstock, rarely a tree to 4 m tall; stems armed with scattered prickles to 8 mm long.
Ecology : Open grassland with scattered shrubs; to 100 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 3: t.112 (1923).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 63789
 
Record n°63789
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