- San Diego Zoo
Bloom time (approximate):
Coral Tree (Erythrina): Cockspur Coral Erythrina crista-galli
FAMILY: FABACEAE (Bean Family)
Unlike the typical spiky-looking blossoms that bloom on most Erythrinas, the blossoms of the Brazilian cockspur coral tree Erythrina crista-galli by the San Diego Zoo's bus unloading dock are shell shaped.