Calflora
Taxon  Report   9329    
Erythrina crista-galli  L.
Crybabytree
Erythrina crista-galli
© 2007 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Erythrina crista-galli
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Erythrina crista-galli
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Erythrina crista-galli, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Erythrina crista-galli
© 2018 Zoya Akulova
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Erythrina
Toxicity: MAJOR
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Micropteryx crista-galli
More information about  Erythrina crista-galli
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERCR6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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