Erythrina lysistemon Hutch.

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 422 (1933)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania to S. Africa. It is a tree and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

East Aegean Is., Ethiopia, Kenya, Madeira, Sri Lanka

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Galanos, C.J. (2015). The alien flora of terrestrial and marine ecosystems of Rodos island (SE Aegean), Greece. Willdenowia 45: 261-278.
  • 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.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Galanos, C.J. (2015). The alien flora of terrestrial and marine ecosystems of Rodos island (SE Aegean), Greece. Willdenowia 45: 261-278.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Codd in Bothalia 6: 509, t. 3 (1956).
  • Collett in Bothalia 4: 223 (1941).
  • Hutch. in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1933: 422 (1933).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ellison, D. P. (1995). Cultivated plants of the World-trees, shrubs, climbers. Brisban
  • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
  • Maxwell, R. H. (1991). In: Dassanayake, M. D. & Fosberg, F. R. (Eds.) A revised handbook

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1984 Biegel, H. [3113], Zimbabwe K000282559 No
Jan 1, 1984 Ross, J.H. [2123], South Africa K001259940 No
Jan 1, 1984 Wilms, F. [398], South Africa K001260000 No
Jan 1, 1984 Krauss [2006], South Africa K001259915 No
Jan 1, 1979 Prior, J. [26], Swaziland K001259961 No
Jan 1, 1978 Bayliss, R.D. A. [7046], South Africa K001259945 No
Jan 1, 1978 Hanekom, W.J. [2321], South Africa K001259917 No
Jan 1, 1976 Wild, H. [1499], Zimbabwe K000282555 No
Jan 1, 1976 Chase, N.C. [5800], Zimbabwe K000282557 No
Jan 1, 1976 Codd, L.E. [8002], South Africa K001259938 No
Jan 1, 1976 Rudatis, H. [781], South Africa K001259949 No
Jan 1, 1976 Prosser, S.M. [1038], South Africa K001259947 No
Jan 1, 1976 Dohse, Dyere [5417], South Africa K001259939 No
Jan 1, 1976 Codd, L.E. [7982], South Africa K001259952 No
Jan 1, 1976 Peter, A. [30396], South Africa K001259942 No
Jan 1, 1976 Strey, R.G. [8821], South Africa K001259941 No
Jan 1, 1976 Codd, L.E. [7994], South Africa K001259957 No
Jan 1, 1976 Moll, E.J. [4682], South Africa K000282560 No
Jan 1, 1976 Rudatis, H. [412], South Africa K001259948 No
Jan 1, 1976 Codd, L.E. [7991], South Africa K001259955 No
Jan 1, 1976 Johnson, S.M. [1333], South Africa K001259936 No
Jan 1, 1976 Codd, L. E. [7998], South Africa K001259937 No
Jan 1, 1976 Codd, L.E. [7983], South Africa K001259953 No
Jan 1, 1976 Codd, L.E. [6149], South Africa K001259943 No
Jan 1, 1976 Codd, L.E. [7987], South Africa K001259954 No
Jan 1, 1976 Codd, L.E. [7993], South Africa K001259956 No
Jan 1, 1976 Baur, R. [249], South Africa K001259951 No
Jun 1, 1973 Johnson, S.M. [1408], South Africa K001259934 No
Jun 1, 1973 Strey, R.G. [9018], South Africa K001259935 No
Jan 1, 1973 Melville, R. [70276], South Africa K000282561 No
Jan 1, 1973 Codd, L.E. [6149], South Africa K000282563 Yes
Jan 1, 1973 Burke [s.n.], South Africa K001259923 No
Jan 1, 1973 Name illegible [286], South Africa K001259950 No
Jan 1, 1973 Codd, L.E. [5127], South Africa K001259946 No
Jan 1, 1973 Compton, R.H. [26977], Swaziland K001259960 No
Jan 1, 1973 Strey, R.G. [6663], South Africa K001259944 No
Jan 1, 1973 Codd, L.E. [8005], South Africa K001259930 No
Jan 1, 1973 Codd, L.E. [5127], South Africa K001259924 No
Jan 1, 1973 Barnard, W.G. [S-34], South Africa K001259922 No
Jan 1, 1973 Codd, L.E. [8006], South Africa K001259931 No
Jan 1, 1973 Gillett, J.B. [2903], South Africa K001259928 No
Jan 1, 1973 Prosser, S.M. [1038], South Africa K001259919 No
Jan 1, 1973 Dyer, R.G. [5748], Swaziland K001259959 No
Jan 1, 1973 Turner, F.A.S. [16], South Africa K001259918 No
Jan 1, 1973 Gillett, J.B. [2903], South Africa K001259929 No
Jan 1, 1973 Codd, L.E. [8003], South Africa K001259927 No
Jan 1, 1973 de Winter, B. [395], South Africa K001259925 No
Jan 1, 1972 Methuen [156], Zimbabwe K000282556 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Plowes, D.C.H. [2708], Zimbabwe K000282558 No
Jan 1, 1972 Schlieben, H.J. [7069], South Africa K001259926 No
Jan 1, 1972 Codd, L.E. [8008], South Africa K001259932 No
Williams, G.R. [424], Kenya 15693.000 No
Smuts, J.C. [66], South Africa K000418405 Unknown type material Yes
Stalmans, M. [598], South Africa K000282562 No
Hildyard, C. [141], South Africa K000282564 No
Hutchinson, J. [4155], South Africa K001259920 No
Balsinhas, A. [3393], South Africa K001259933 No
Brummit, R.K. [12487], Swaziland K001259958 No
Hutchinson, J. [4155], South Africa K001259921 No
Worsdell, W.C. [s.n.], South Africa K001259985 No

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  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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    • International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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