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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Erythrina fusca?
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Here is some basic information about Erythrina fusca and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Erythrina fusca.


Erythrina fusca basic info
Scientific Name: Erythrina fusca Lour..
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Erythrina.
Common names in English: purple coraltree, swamp immortelle.
For common names of Erythrina fusca in different languages - See link
Description: Erythrina fusca is a species of flowering tree that grows on coasts and along rivers in tropical Asia, Oceania, the Mascarene Islands, Madagascar, Africa, and the Neotropics. Also known by many common names: purple coraltree, gallito, bois immortelle, bucayo, and the more ambiguous "bucare" and "coral bean". he new buds and leaves are eaten as a vegetable but it contains toxic alkaloids which have been utilized for medicinal value but are poisonous in larger amounts. - for more info about Erythrina fusca See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Erythrina fusca
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Erythrina fusca in other websites
Erythrina fusca common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Erythrina fusca - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Erythrina fusca - See link.


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