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Approximately 2.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Erythrina variegata L. is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence:
SCARLET, infl.- 20cm long, before lvs.
legume to 40x3 cm., seeds v. toxic
ovate lflts. to 20cm.
|Height, in meters: 27
Height, in feet: 89.10
|Erythrina variegata L. seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Erythrina variegata L. are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Erythrina variegata L.:
|Erythrina corallodendrum var. , Erythrina indica, Erythrina orientalis, Erythrina variegata var. orien, Tetradapa javanorum,|
Common names for Erythrina variegata L.:
|(tox: "erythrina alkaloids" eg erysotrine), (tox: effects like curare), (tox: WHO Ib), Abscess, Arbor Maurepasia, Baton de sorcier, Chengkering, Coral Bean, Coral Tree, Indian Coral Tree, Indischer Korallenbaum, Le maurepas, Mandara, Mootchie Wood Tree, Paribhadra, Petaqueros, Tiger Claw,|
Erythrina variegata L.
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|34||: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|38||: Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|51||: Chinese Native and Introduced Plants|
|65||: World Coastal Tree and Plant Seed List|
|67||: Philippine Native and Introduced Plants|
|68||: West Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|140||: Taiwanese Native Plant Seed List|
|168||: Shade and Shelter Tree and Shrub Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|699||: Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Erythrina variegata L. seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days.
Soak Erythrina variegata L. seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
(Soak for 24 hours).