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Coral Bean

Erythrina herbacea

Description:

Gorgeous red flowers on this plant that I saw quite a few of in the Puebla area of Mexico. I asked around about them, and discovered that they are propagated by simply taking a cutting and sticking it in the ground, and they also have various uses as both a medicine and a poison. The hummingbirds love them.

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Santa Úrsula Zimatepec, Tlaxcala, Mexico

Spotted on Mar 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 25, 2012

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