African Plant Database


Erythrina melanacantha Taub. ex Harms
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Erythrina
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Erythrina melanacantha Taub. ex Harms subsp. melanacantha
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Erythrina rotundato-obovata Baker f.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Erythrina melanacantha subsp. somala (Chiov.) J.B. Gillett
Erythrina melanacantha Taub. ex Harms subsp. melanacantha
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 6-20 m, with much-branched spreading crown, and with large corky bosses bearing curved prickles on old branches; usually flowering when leafless;
Ecology : Acacia, Commiphora bushland; semi-desert grassland with Acacia; 80-1500 m alt.
  Socotra.
  Comprises 2 subspp.
 
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Record n°176813
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