Common name: Coral tree, Bat’s Wing Coral tree
Scientific name: Erythrina vespertilio, Erythrina x sykesii, other Erythrina spp.
Hazard associated: Leaves, bark and seeds are toxic if ingested.
- Children may be attracted to the bean shaped seeds.
- These plants are grown in gardens for their attractive flowers.
- Erythrina contains more than 100 species which display differential toxicity.
Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erythrina