Erythrina speciosa

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Erythrina speciosa
Erythrina speciosa.jpg
flower close up
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Erythrina
Species: 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 Andrews". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 
  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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