Erythrina caffra Thunb.

First published in Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 121 (1800)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mozambique to Cape Prov. It is a tree and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique

Introduced into:

Kenya, Norfolk Is., Queensland, St.Helena

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bean, A.R. (2008). A taxonomic revision of Erythina L. (Fabaceae: Faboideae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 7: 641-658.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1. Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bean, A.R. (2008). A taxonomic revision of Erythina L. (Fabaceae: Faboideae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 7: 641-658.
  • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mackinder, B., Pasquet, R., Polhill, R. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 3(5): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1. Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
  • Krukoff, B. A. & Barneby, R. C. (1974). Lloydia 37(3) :332-459 Conspectus... of the genus Erythrina
  • Sanjappa, M. (1992). Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 22, 2002 Jansen, P.C.M. [PJ 7414], Mozambique K000071128 No
Jan 1, 1978 Brink, E. [272], South Africa K001259913 No
Jan 1, 1973 Cooper, T. [204], South Africa K001259901 No
Jan 1, 1973 Forbes, H. [s.n.], South Africa K001259906 No
Jan 1, 1973 s.c. [s.n.], South Africa K001259897 No
Jan 1, 1973 s.c. [s.n.], South Africa K001259916 No
Jan 1, 1973 Cooper, T. [204], South Africa K001259899 No
Jan 1, 1973 Codd, L. E. [8000], South Africa K001259905 No
Jan 1, 1973 Ward, C.J. [3014], South Africa K001259903 No
Jan 1, 1973 s.c. [s.n.], South Africa K001259908 No
Jan 1, 1973 Pegler, Alice [89], South Africa K001259896 No
Jan 1, 1973 s.c. [s.n.], South Africa K001259907 No
Jan 1, 1973 Burchell, W.J. [3701], South Africa K001259893 No
Jan 1, 1973 s.c. [s.n.], South Africa K001259909 No
Jan 1, 1973 Echlon [1691], South Africa K001259898 No
Jan 1, 1973 MacOwan? [1434], South Africa K001259914 No
Jan 1, 1973 s.c. [s.n.], South Africa K001259910 No
Jan 1, 1973 Pegler, Alice [89], South Africa K001259894 No
Jan 1, 1972 Codd, L. E. [7999], South Africa K001259904 No
Jan 1, 1972 s.c. [s.n.], South Africa K001259911 No
Jan 1, 1972 Molyneux, G. [s.n.], South Africa K001259902 No
Jan 1, 1972 Codd, L.E. [7988], South Africa K001259912 No
54101.000 No
K000418406 Yes
D'Urban [556], South Africa K001259900 No
Guillarmod, A. Jacot [8502], South Africa K001259895 No

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