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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Flowers bisexual, papilionaceous; pedicel 2—6 mm long; calyx cylindrical to spindle-shaped, split at one side, tube 0. This Faboideae -related article is a stub.

Cuttings are stripped of leaves and erytrhina directly. It is also recommended for live hedges. Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. The wood is erythtina to work, but planed surfaces may be woolly. Field guide to common trees and shrubs of East Africa.

Erythrina burttii Baker f. In traditional medicine the powdered bark of Erythrina latissima is applied to wounds. Seeds can be sown in seed beds of sterile sand or in ertyhrina bags with a mixture of soil, sand and compost 2: The flowers and leaves belonged to E.


Small to medium sized tree of wooded grassland, open woodland and rocky hillsides. Its fruits are eaten in Ethiopia.

Flora of Zimbabwe: Individual record no: Erythrina abyssinica

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The wood is lightweight and soft.

Erythrina abyssinica flowering trees. Flore des plantes ligneuses du Rwanda. They are sun dried for one day before storage.

There are citation in web searches related to Erythrina abyssinica Lam. Medpharm Scientific, Stuttgart, Germany. The wood is commonly used for making carvings, stools, drums, mortars, beehives, tool handles, brake blocks and floats for fishing nets, and sometimes also in house construction; wood from the roots is used for making walking sticks. The bark is most commonly used in traditional medicine, to treat snakebites, malaria, sexually transmittable diseases such as syphilis and gonorrhoea, amoebiasis, cough, liver inflammation, stomach-ache, colic and measles.

Erythrina abyssinica

Erythrina abyssinica is a nitrogen fixing tree. Pounded flowers serve to treat dysentery. International Tree Crops Journal 4 4: Erythrina abyssinica Erythrina abyssinica, Fabaceae Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Abyssimica NOTES It is protected by farmers and left standing when land is cleared for agriculture, indicating that it is highly valued.


The seeds are locally popular for making curios and necklaces. There are 21 citations in Afrirefs related to Erythrina abyssinica Lam. Kenya Literature Bureau, Nairobi, Kenya. It is also roasted and applied to burns and swellings. Quelques plantes medicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages. It can be found on loamy to abyssinicq soils, and prefers deep well-drained soils on plateaus and slopes, with a pH of 3. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands.

Erythrina comprises approximately species: Trees grow moderately fast, but growth rates vary abyssinicq depending on soil conditions. Click on “show more” to view them.

Trees of southern Africa. Tree Erythrina abyssinica x – 54k – jpg travel. The seeds are used in traditional medicine to treat throat pain, and in veterinary medicine to treat cough in camels. Studies on the germination of Erythrina erythrna and Juniperus procera. Erythrina abyssinica does not tolerate frost. The bark is sometimes used as a brown dye for textiles and the sap gives a red colour.

Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai.