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Location

  • San Diego Zoo

Species Collection

Bloom time (approximate):

  • Late winter to early spring

Gardens

Plants: Species

Coral Tree (Erythrina): Brazilian Coral Erythrina falcata

FAMILY: FABACEAE (Bean Family)

You'll see Brazilian coral trees Erythrina falcata in Gorilla Tropics, by the Children's Zoo entry, and other places throughout the San Diego Zoo. Unlike other coral trees, its blossoms hang down like clusters of grapes.