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Erythrina lysistemon - Common Coral Tree

Erythrina lysistemon - Common Coral Tree (Erythrina lysistemon - Common Coral Tree)

A closer view of the Common Coral tree's flowers. Photo taken at San Diego Botanical Gardens on March 1, 2011.

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Always stunning Andy....

3 Mar, 2011


Perhaps one day mine will flower and look as good as this, its lovely Andy.

3 Mar, 2011


Wow! setting flame in the air.

3 Mar, 2011



Thanks! :>)

3 Mar, 2011



Thanks! It's very doubtful an Erythrina crista-galli will look like this tree. It's flowers are very different and the tree doesn't grow as large.

Here's a pics of E. crista-galli in full bloom:

3 Mar, 2011




Sometimes Erythrina is referred to as flame tree...however, there's so many trees that are called flame trees.

3 Mar, 2011


Thank you Andy

3 Mar, 2011


Thats better, can see they are flowers, and coral they are....

3 Mar, 2011



You're welcome. I thought you'd like to see what Erythrina crista-galli looks like in full bloom. Coral trees are super common here...they're widely grown in the parks and along the freeways here.

5 Mar, 2011



There's hundreds of species of Erythrina. Sometimes the species are difficult to id, as so many look very similar.

6 Mar, 2011



No one except for me will really know. LOL! :>)

I've mis-identified some Erythrina species in the past, too. Erythrina lysistemon and E. caffra look and grow very similar.

7 Mar, 2011

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