Erythrina


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Related to Erythrina: Erythrina caffra, Erythrina crista-galli, Erythrina variegata, Erythrina lysistemon, Erythrina herbacea

Erythrina

 

a genus of mainly trees and shrubs of the family Leguminosae. The stems and shoots are frequently covered with thorns; the leaves are trimerous. The large flowers are brilliantly colored—mainly bright red; they are gathered in inflorescences. There are about 100 species, distributed in the tropics and subtropics. Some species yield valuable wood, and some have edible parts (seeds, leaf buds, young flower buds). There are two cultivated species in the USSR. The genus includes the coral tree (E. corallodendron).

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HOLOTYPE: HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, Oahu, Waianae Mountains, behind Dillingham AFB, 26 April 1991, on Erythrina sandwicensis, A.
A black, 2-millimeter-long wasp from East Africa is helping wage war on one of its own kind--the Erythrina gall wasp (Quadrastichus erythrinae), an invasive species that has decimated Hawaii's wiliwili and coral bean trees.
Narae Park, California Institute of Technology -- Development of Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Transformation and Application in Synthesis of Erythrina Alkaloids
Some reports show that, for example, foliage from Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) and Erythrina (Erythrina variegata) are good protein sources and has a high intake potential for goats (Mui et al.
Other vegetal communities include seibales (Consocies of Erythrina crista-galli), saucedales (Consocies of Salix humboldtiana) and riparian shrubs of Sesbania punicea.
45; ventral side of tibia IV usually with four spines Dysdera erythrina
Just a few are: Erythrina variegata, Gyrocarpus americanus, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus tiliaceus, Pterocarpus indicus, Polyscias and Pseuderanthemum spp, Jatropha curcas and bananas and plantains.
These genera, including Clerodendrum, Ficus, Erythrina and Terminalia, are also present in subtropical and tropical rainforest and are known to be used by both Indigenous Australians and by the indigenous peoples of Southeast Asia (Golson 1971).
Soil nutrient levels decrease because of reduced accumulation of leaf litter and the absence of the leguminous, nitrogen-fixing trees, such as Inga and Erythrina, commonly used in shaded plantations.
Different erythrinaline alkaloids have been isolated from the flowers and pods of Erythrina lysistemon, and among them the new compounds are (+)-11[beta]-hydroxyerysotramidine, (+)11[beta]-hydroxyerysotrine N-oxide (69), and two C-11 epimers (70 and 71), (+)-11[beta]-methoxyerysotramidine N-oxide (72), (+)-11[beta]-hydroxyerysotrine, and 11-dehydroerysotrine (73).
2007) reported the ultrastructure of antennal sensilla of the erythrina gall wasp (EGW) (Quadrastichus erythrinae Kim (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), but their work did not record the number of sensilla and their positions on each antennal segment, and they also missed 1 kind of sensillum.