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Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week : Erythrina crista-galli from Nicobar_RKC02_10112011: Erythrina crista-galli L.
Loc.: Campbell-bay, Nicobar Island, India
Date: 26th Dec. 2010.

It was a small tree (ca 5 m high) growing near the sea-shore…not wild.
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Thanks, … Though overall it seems to match with other images at Erythrina crista-galli L., I am worried about the colour of petals in the close up in the last image.

Also check up for Erythrina fusca, Erythrina glauca

Thanks, … Yes, it appears closer to images of Erythrina fusca at

This should be Erythrina fusca Lour. as per Botanical Survey of India, there are 2 species in Andaman and Nicobar Islands (E. fusca and  E. fusca).

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