Erythrina variegata

Erythrina variegata

  • Erythrina variegata
  • Erythrina variegata
  • Flower name
    Erythrina variegata
  • Scientific name
    Erythrina variegata
  • Aliasデイク, 梯梧, コーラル・ツリー, Coral tree, エリスリナ
  • Place of originIndia
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Subtropical region, Okinawa
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Erythrina variegata

Erythrina variegata or Deigo (scientific name: Erythrina variegata) is native Indian and is semi-cold resistant deciduous broad-leaved trees of the family Fabaceae. Before the spring leaves, extend the spikes and attach a large number of red-bird's beaky flowers. Leaf color is green, but there are plaques on it. Leaves are large three-piece three-piece complex leaves. Flowers bloom from bottom to top, flowers have nectar, so birds and bats are coming away. When the flowers scatter, I attach a fruit similar to the sheath of broad beans (Tian Beans). As the trunk grows fast, it branches sideways, so it can be planted as street trees and park trees for the shade of the shade and wind blows. It is deciduous trees, but leaves do not fall at the same time, only the leaves of the branches in which the flowers are bloom first fall. The material is soft and easy to process, so it is used for lacquer wood. It is a prefectural flower of Okinawa. There are about 100 kinds in the genus Deigo. Crybabytree(scientific name: Erythrina crista-galli) , Deigo (scientific name: Erythrina variegata) , Brazil Deigo (scientific name: Erythrina speciosa) , Coral tree (scientific name: Erythrina × bidwillii) .

Common name:Erythrina variegata, Erythrina indica aka: Deigo, tiger's claw, Coral tree, Erislynina, Tiger's claw, Daiku, Dengo , Place of origin: India, tree height: 4 to 15 m, circumference: 4 m, leaf shape: three leaves complex flowers, flowering period: March to April, Flower color: red vermilion, inflorescence form: ear inflorescence, inflorescence length: 10 to 25 cm, flower length: 5 to 10 cm.


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Erythrina
  • Species
    E. variegata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type semi-cold resistant deciduous broad-leaved tree
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height400.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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