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Erythrina variegata L.
Scientific Synonyms:

Previous name used in the website: Erythrina variegata
Family name: FABACEAE
English name: Coral Tree
Indian Coral Tree
Thorny Dadap
Lenten Tree
Tiger claw
Variegated Coral Tree
Mountain Ebony
Variegated Tiger's Claw
Sinhala name: Erabadu (එරබදු)
Eramudu (එරමුදු )
Katu eramudu (කටු එරමුදු )
Weta erabodu (වැට එරබොදු )
Yak erabodu (යක් එරබොදු )
Tamil name: Mullu-Murukku
Murukku
Murungu
Sanskrit name: Paribhadra
Paribhadraka
Parijataka
Mandara
Dadap. Kantaki-palasha
Kantkimshuka
Raktapushpa; Nimbataru
Conservation status: LC (NCS)-2012
Description: Tree branches armed, 27 m tall. Leafless or leaves at flowering, the rachis about 4 cm long, Stipules apparently deciduous; stipels globose; leaflets broadly ovate to deltoid, to about 11X12 cm, papyraceous, acute to obtuse apically, rounded, truncate or slightly cordate basally. Inflorescences erect, to about 30 cm long. Fruits indehiscent, dark, somewhat woody, turgid, linear to narrowly oblong with the stipe about 2 cm long.
Native Distribution Status: Native
Edible parts: Available soon
Treatment for: Ear diseases
Insomnia
Swellings
Wounds
Worm diseases
Epilepsy
Fevers
Coughs
Rheumatoid arthritis
Dysmenorrohea
Infertility
Constipation
Dysurea
Parts used in Treatment: Bark of the Root
Leaves
Bark
seeds
Related Medical Properties: Appetizer
Reduces fat in the body
Further Information: Kew Garden’s Medicinal Plant Names Services




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