Erythrina standleyana Krukoff

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Erythrina standleyana Krukoff
  • Common name : Tiger Wood
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : The contrasting colours of the calyx and corolla make the flower very unique
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Native : Central America
  • World Distribution : Planted in tropics
  • Literature : K. Sankara Rao 2009. Flowering plants of Indian Institute of Science: A Field Guide. IISC Press.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. standleyana. Downloaded on 11 May 2021.

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