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Erythrina indica.

Botanical name:

Erythrina indica Lam. Leguminosae. Coral Tree.

Tropical Asia and Australia. This is a small tree commonly cultivated for supporting the weak stems of the pepper plant. In Ceylon the young, tender leaves are eaten in curries.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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