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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In Ethiopia the roots have been used as famine food and they are a source of potable water. Cork from the bark is used as floats for fishing nets. Erythrina melanacantha is browsed by livestock and is occasionally planted as ornamental. Useful plants of Nyasaland. Pods are 15 to 25 cm in length and should be collected as ripe fruits while still on the tree. A root decoction is used to treat gonorrhoea and leprosy.


Erythrina abyssinica – Useful Tropical Plants

Seeds ellipsoid, 6—12 mm abyssiica, bright red with area around the hilum black. Planta Medica 69 7: Quelques plantes medicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages. In Sudan it is found up to m altitude, in Tanzania up to m.

It is also recommended for live hedges. The tree is easily cultivated and tolerates pollarding and coppicing.

Details of record no: 1684

Anti-plasmodial flavonoids from the stem bark of Erythrina abyssinica. Flowering is erratic, but occurs over a long period: A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Pages – Erythrina abyssinica infructescences showing seeds.

Antiplasmodial flavonoids have been isolated from the bark. The tree prefers deep well-drained soils on plateaus and slopes Egli and Kalinganire They should be sown with the hilum facing downward and covered with a thin layer of potting medium. Erythrina abyssinica Photo of Erythrina abyssinica Lam.

There are citation in web searches related to Erythrina abyssinica Lam. Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3 5. There are 21 citations in Afrirefs related to Erythrina abyssinica Lam.


Flora of Zimbabwe: Individual record no: Erythrina abyssinica

Leaves alternate, 3-foliolate; stipules lanceolate, edythrina petiole 6—20 cm long, often prickly, rachis 3—8 cm long, petiolules 0. The wood is easy to work, but planed surfaces may be woolly. The leaves are eaten by sheep and goats. It is greyish white, sometimes with shades of red.

Mambo Press, Gweru, Zimbabwe. This Faboideae -related article is a stub.

Erythrina burttii Baker f. Click on “show more” to view them. International Tree Crops Journal 4 4: Agroforestry Systems 33 3: Showing 0 of 0 comments. In addition, the first three descriptions were invalid, i.