Herb: Coral Tree


Latin name: Erythrina crista-galli


Family: Leguminosae



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Deciduous
Shrub

Height:
3 m
(9 3/4 foot)

Flovering:
July to
September

Known hazards of Erythrina crista-galli:

The plant contains alkaloids that have powerful narcotic and purgative effects. The seeds of all members of this genus are said to be poisonous.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.