Coral tree

Erythrina × bidwillii

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  • Coral tree
  • Coral tree
  • Coral tree
  • Flower name
    Coral tree
  • Scientific name
    Erythrina × bidwillii
  • Aliasヒシバデイゴ, 菱葉梯梧, Erythrina, Coral tree, 珊瑚刺桐
  • Place of originSoutheast Asia, Africa
  • Place of floweringHorticultural species
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Coral tree

Coral tree (scientific name: Erythrina × bidwillii) is a cold-resistant deciduous shrub of the family Fabaceae. It was bred in Australia with a cross between Common coral tree(American Deigo) (scientific name: Elethrina crista-galli) originating in Brazil and Erythrina Herbacea(scientific name: E. herbacea) originating in Mexico. In summer, it extends the flowering inflorescence from this branch of the year and attach slender tubular flowers with red sword shape. The shape of the flower seems to have bloomed the flower while the flag of Common coral tree did not open and it was tubular. 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: Coral tree ( Scientific Name: Erythrina × bidwillii), also known as: Shrub coral tree, Florida coral bean, Warbirdo (Corner tree) , Origin: garden cultivar, height: 250-400 cm, life type: cold resistant deciduous shrub, leaf shape: 3 departure compound leaves, leaf shape: diamond , Leaf margin: all edges, leaves: alternate, inflorescence form: general inflorescence, inflorescence length: 25 cm, flower color: red vermillion, flower diameter: 5 to 6 cm, flower shape: butterfly shape but petal does not open wide, sword shape, blooming Period: June to August, fruit length: 15 cm.


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Erythrina
  • Species
    Erythrina × bidwillii lindl.
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHardy deciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height250.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 2.0 cm

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