Erythrina speciosa

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Erythrina speciosa
Erythrina speciosa.jpg
flower close up
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Erythrina speciosa (artist: M. Hart)
Scientific classification
E. speciosa
Binomial name
Erythrina speciosa

Erythrina speciosa is a tree native to Brazil, which is often cultivated and has introduced populations in Africa and India.[1][2] It is pollinated by hummingbirds.[3]


  1. ^ "Erythrina speciosa". ILDIS World Database of Legumes, version 10.01.
  2. ^ "Erythrina speciosa". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  3. ^ Mendonça, Luciana Baza; Anjos, Luiz dos (2006). "Feeding behavior of hummingbirds and perching birds on Erythrina speciosa Andrews (Fabaceae) flowers in an urban area, Londrina, Paraná, Brazil". Revista Brasileira de Zoologia. 23: 42. doi:10.1590/S0101-81752006000100002.

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