Erythrina falcata

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Brazilian coral tree
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Erythrina
Species: E.falcata
Binomial name
Erythrina falcata

Erythrina falcata (syn. Corallodendron falcatum (Benth.) Kuntze, Erythrina crista-galli L. var. inermis Speg., Erythrina martii Colla), commonly known as the Brazilian coral tree, is a timber tree native to Atlantic Forest vegetation in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. This plant is also used as a medicinal plant and ornamental plant which is attractive to birds.

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