Brownea crawfordii W. Watson, Gard. Chron. ser. 3, 9:398. 1891 ?;
ID Confirmation Request_Scarlet Flame Bean(Brownea coccinea) from Kolkata :: 13022014-DC-Feb-02 : 7 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4).
This tree in bloom at AHSI Garden, Kolkata looks Scarlet Flame Bean (Brownea coccinea) to me.
Photographed on 09.02.2014.
ID confirmation is requested.
Brownea crawfordii Family: Caesalpinioideae / Caesalpiniaceae
Brownea– some species in India & eFI with some keys
Brownea coccinea from me.
Thank you Sir, for sharing, never seen any. And very interesting too, they all look so similar – http://toptropicals.com/cgi-bin/garden_catalog/cat.cgi?find=brownea!
Couldn’t find ID key. However, B. coccinea Jacq often has cordate (also oblique or acute) leaf base :-
Herbarium of Brownea crawfordii Linden –
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