Erythrina abyssinica. Photo: Bart Wursten Cleveland Dam, Harare. Erythrina abyssinica. Photo: Bart Wursten Cleveland Dam, Harare. Erythrina abyssinica. Erythrina abyssinica. Fabaceae – Papilionoideae. Lam. ex DC. red hot poker tree, lucky bean tree. Flowers (Saunders R.C.). The calyx lobes are long and. E. abyssinica tree, Tree showing the trunk and the corky bark, growing in the Harare National Botanic Gardens, Zimbabwe. Dzingai Rukuni.

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Technical Handbook No 5. Air-layering is also possible.

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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Journal of Natural Products 56 9: They contain a poison which can be lethal if injected into the bloodstream but it has no effect if they are swallowed as a whole.

It is also recommended for live hedges. Fruit a woody pod, strongly constricted between the seeds. Seeds can be sown in seed beds of sterile sand or in polythene bags with a mixture of soil, sand and compost 2: Erythrina abyssinica flowering trees.


Roasted and powdered bark is applied to burns, ulcers and swellings. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Inflorescence an axillary or terminal, pyramidal, dense, erect false raceme up to 20 cm long; peduncle 2—20 cm long; bracts up to 9 mm long, soon caducous.

Erythrina abyssinica – Useful Tropical Plants

In this period they are conspicuous and decorative. International Tree Crops Journal 4 4: Erythrina sacleuxii Hua is a small to medium-sized tree up to 25 m tall, known from Kenya and Tanzania.

Red-hot-poker tree, lucky bean tree, flame tree, Abyssinian coral tree En. Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3 5 Setshogo, M.

Honey bees are also attracted by the flowers. Erythrina burttii Baker f. Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai.

Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3 5. Flavonoids and isoflavonoids with antiplasmodial activities from the root bark of Erythrina abyssinica. Useful trees and shrubs for Ethiopia: Erythrina abyssinica MsebeErythrina abyssinica is a nitrogen fixing tree. A maceration of the flower agyssinica drunk as an abortifacient, and applied externally to treat earache.


The flowers and leaves belonged to E. Erythrina abyssinica Erythrina abyssinica 4 x – 60k flickr. Tree Erythrina abyssinica is a Pages – There are 4 news article citations related to Erythrina abyssinica Lam.

Guide to the trees and shrubs abyssincia the Mukuvisi Woodlands? Volume 3, part 5.

Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.

It is not durable and is prone to fungal and wood-borer attacks; however, it is moderately resistant to termites. Fruit extracts are taken to treat asthma and meningitis. Planta Medica 69 7: The flowers provide nectar and pollen for bees at the end of the dry season, strengthening bee colonies in this difficult period.