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 variegata L.

Family: Papilionaceae Genus: Erythrina Species: Erythrina variegata L.






Synonym Erythrina indica Lam., Erythrina orientalis Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Pangara, Tiger claw Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Indian Coral Tree, Lenten Tree Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Korou Angangba Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 750 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit a cylindrical pod, green, turning black and wrinkly as they ripen, thin-walled and constricted around the seeds.
Habitat Occurs in a wide range of soils frequently on deep alluvial loams silts and clays Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Native to India and exotics to Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand Bark Details Bark smooth and green when young, exfoliating in papery flakes, becoming thick, corky and deeply fissured with age
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Trifoliate
Description of Species A medium-sized, spiny, deciduous tree normally growing to 6-9 m (occasionally 28 m) tall and 60 cm dbh, young stems and branches are thickly armed with stout conical spines up to 8 mm long Leaf Details Leaves bright emerald-gren, onlong petioles 6-15cm, rachis 5-30 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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