Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Erythrina stricta Roxb.

Family: Papilionaceae Genus: Erythrina Species: Erythrina stricta Roxb.






Synonym Corallodendron strictum (Roxb.) Kuntze,,  Micropteryx stricta (Roxb.) Duchass. & Walp.
Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Indian Coral tree Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Indian Coral tree Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 5-10 cm long, lanceolate; seeds 3-6, black
Habitat Occurs in moist deciduous forests Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, China, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam Bark Details Bark 10-20 mm thick, surface yellowish, vertically fissured, armed with bossed prickles
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Trees, to 15 m high, bark 10-20 mm thick, surface yellowish, vertically fissured, armed with bossed prickles; outer bark corky, stratified, inner bark thin fibrous; branchlets apically stellate-pubescent, basally glabrescent, densely prickled Leaf Details Leaves trifoliate,stipules small, lateral; rachis 10-13 cm long, slender, glabrous, pulvinate, prickled or not; stipels gland-like; petiolule 5-10 mm long, slender, glabrous

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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