Erythrina corallodendron L. var. corallodendron (Sp. Pl. 706. 1753.)
Localities: West Indies (endemic), Lesser Antilles (native) [], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Dominican Republic, Haiti,], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( St. Thomas, Tortola, ) ],
Common Names: Amapola (Dominican Republic), Arbre à corail (Haiti), Cutlass bush (Jamaica), Dabdab (Jamaica), Devil's tree (L. Antilles), Duppy machete (Jamaica), Immortel (Haiti), Immortel (L. Antilles), Indian coral tree (Jamaica), Jumbie bread (L. Antilles), Lent tree (L. Antilles), Mampolo (Dominican Republic), Mótèl (L. Antilles), Red bean tree (L. Antilles), Shrove Tuesday (L. Antilles), Spanish machete (Jamaica),
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Last edited 15 Apr 09