Coral Tree

Scientific name:  Erythrina crista galli
Fruit:  Yes
Fallen Leaf:  Yes
Toxic:  No
Size:  30 m

Native to South Africa, the Coral Tree is a medium to large tree whose bark is covered with short, thick thorns. It has orangey-red flowers, which appear when the tree is leafless and are arranged in clusters of up to 10 cm at the end of the branches.

Its fruit is a 6-7 cm long legume with reddish seeds.

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