genus Erythrina


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Noun1.genus Erythrina - genus of attractive tropical shrubs or trees with usually red flowers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
coral tree, erythrina - any of various shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental
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Although there are reports on vegetative propagation of plants of the genus Erythrina, the most of works are focused on sexual propagation; this studies have reported the presence of physical dormancy due to a water-impermeable seed coat (physical dormancy), as reported by Silva et al.
As reported below, another Hawaiian species is now at hand feeding on the single endemic Hawaiian representative of the widespread genus Erythrina, thus adding another genus to the known assemblage of host plants utilized.
The suggestion that other Embera groups might use the same or closely related plant species in handicrafts is strengthened by the fact that several species of the legume genus Erythrina (Fabaceae), as well as the palm Bactris gasipaes, have wide distributions in the tropics of the Americas and are similarly used by several indigenous populations throughout Central and South America (e.