African Plant Database

Erythrina excelsa Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 183 (1871)
Information on the genus : Erythrina
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Erythrina bagshawei Baker f. (1905)
=Erythrina seretii De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 9-30 m, with straight bole to 20 m high, armed with strong woody conical spines; bark smooth, pale; usually flowering when quite leafless;
Ecology : Swamp; riverine forest; lake-shore forest; rain-forest; mushitu; 900-1500 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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