Erythrina coralloides. NAKED CORAL TREE. Arizona, Mexico
LEGUMINOSAE (Pea family)
Variety 'Bicolor,' red-flowering without leaves and with densely brown, felt-like calyces, pedicels, and rachis of inflorescence, was planted January 2005 at the Humanities Center (Kingscote Garden side), Oregon Courtyard at Language Corner, and Grounds Nursery.
Illustration: McMinn, Howard E. and Evelyn Maino. 1951. An illustrated manual of Pacific coast trees; with lists of trees recommended for various uses on the Pacific coast by H. W. Shepherd. 2d ed. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.
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Name derivation, genus | species Gk. erythros (red): allusion to flower color |Related material: