Erythrina abyssinica. Photo: Bart Wursten Cleveland Dam, Harare. Erythrina abyssinica. Photo: Bart Wursten Cleveland Dam, Harare. Erythrina abyssinica. Erythrina abyssinica. Fabaceae – Papilionoideae. Lam. ex DC. red hot poker tree, lucky bean tree. Flowers (Saunders R.C.). The calyx lobes are long and. E. abyssinica tree, Tree showing the trunk and the corky bark, growing in the Harare National Botanic Gardens, Zimbabwe. Dzingai Rukuni.

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Leaves are taken to treat peptic ulcers; they are also used anyssinica treatment of diarrhoea. Erythrina abyssinica is well known as a medicinal plant. Click on “show more” to view them.

NOTES It is protected by farmers and left standing when land is cleared for agriculture, indicating that it is highly valued. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands. Occurs on a variety of soils from loams to clay loams. The tree is erythrkna for soil conservation programmes, for erosion control, and for use as green manure.


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Erythrina abyssinica (red hot poker tree)

Seed does not require pretreatment. Anti-plasmodial flavonoids from the stem bark abussinica Erythrina abyssinica. In Ethiopia the roots have been used as famine food and they are a source of potable water. The description of E. It does not split when nailed, but the nail-holding capacity is poor.

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Useful trees and shrubs for Uganda: Agroforestry Systems 21 3: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Showing 0 of 0 comments. Display spot characters for this species. Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images Cork from the bark is used as floats for fishing nets.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Leaves alternate, 3-foliolate; stipules lanceolate, caducous; petiole 6—20 cm long, often prickly, rachis etythrina cm long, petiolules 0.

The typically rounded crown is usually leafless at the time of flowering. Erythrina melanacantha Harms is a small to medium-sized tree up to 20 m tall, occurring in Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania and Socotra Sbyssinica.

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It is also recommended for live hedges.

Evaluation of selected Sudanese medicinal plants for their in vitro activity against hemoflagellates, selected bacteria, HIV-1 RT and tyrosine kinase inhibitory, and for cytotoxicity. Deciduous, small tree up to 12 —15 m tall; bole usually short, stout, up to 60 cm in diameter, usually armed with woody knobs; bark thick, corky, deeply fissured, yellowish brown, exuding a brown, gummy sap; crown rounded, with thick, spreading, somewhat twisted branches; twigs armed with strong curved prickles, initially densely hairy, glabrescent.

Agroforestry extension abysssinica for northern Zambia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology The wood is lightweight and soft. There are 3 study abstracts related to Erythrina abyssinica Lam.

Cuttings are stripped of leaves and planted directly. Erythrina abyssinica tree habit.