EPPO Global Database

Erythrina crista-galli(ERZCG)

Code created in: 2001-10-21

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ERZCG
  • Preferred name: Erythrina crista-galli
  • Authority: Linnaeus


South America (Brazil to Argentina). Planted as a garden or street tree. Introduced in India, Malesia, eastern Africa from Egypt to South Africa, Caribbean, Peru, Bolivia, New Guinea, Australia. National flower of Argentina and Uruguay

Common names
Name Language
cock's comb English
cockspur coral bean English
cockspur coral tree English
cry-baby English
Hahnenkammkorallenstrauch German
Korallenstrauch German
érythrine crête-de-coq French
árbol del coral Spanish
ceibo Spanish (AR)
eritrina Spanish
gallito Spanish
gallitos Spanish
picos de gallo Spanish
seibo Spanish (AR)
eritrina cresta di gallo Italian
coralina-cristada Portuguese
corticeira-do-banhado Portuguese (BR)
eritrina Portuguese
feijoeiro-da-Índia Portuguese
mulungu Portuguese (BR)
murungu Portuguese (BR)
samandu Portuguese (BR)
seibo Portuguese (BR)
amerika-deigo Japanese
アメリカデイゴ Japanese
эритрина петушиный гребень Russian
koraalboom Afrikaans