Erythrina stricta Roxb.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Erythrina stricta
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Erythrina stricta Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Keechige (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1460, KFP 7118
  • Endemism : South-East India
  • Key identification features : Trees upto 20 m tall. Stem, bark and branchlets are armed with conical prickles. Bark is pale, smooth, greenish, after papery exfoliations; branchlets are apically stellately pubescent, basally glabrascent. Leaves are 3-foliolate upto 25 cm. Leaflets, deltoid, obovate or obtuse at base, terminal leaflet is larger than the basal. Inflorescence in the form of large racemes. Flowers are showy, bright-red. Pods slightly curved, with slender stripes. 3-4 seeded.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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