Erythrina berteroana is a small deciduous tree, abundantly armed with stout spines, with a broad, spreading, thin crown; it usually grows up to 10 metres tall. Erythrina berteroana Urb. Fabaceae According to Krukoff () E. berteroana is by far the most common species in Central America. It is the. E. berteroana is a popular Central America tree often used in agroforestry systems as a living fence, shade tree and for fodder and forage.

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These alkaloids are responsible for the sedative effects of the plants.

Plants mentioned in myths rushes, tule Ocote, pitch pine Sauco, Sambucus mexicana Oak trees, encinos Bromeliad. More information beerteroana modern web browsers can be found at http: Agroforestry Systems, 24 2: Dye plants for textiles Bibliography, Cochlospermum vitifolium Tecomasuche, Coclospermum vitifolium Palo de tinto Palo de Campeche, tinto Haematoxylum campechianum. They may berteriana simmered to create a sedative tea Voogelbreinder Park Street Press, Fruits vines or cacti Granadilla Pitaya.


Pito Erythrina berteroana and chipilin Crotalaria longirostrataFabaceaetwo soporific vegetables of Central America.

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Anthropologist Dennis Tedlock calls the tree Erythrina corallodenron. The flowers are red and elongated likeness to a whistle. The fruit is erythrrina pod of up to 20 cm long that can be twisted.

The seeds also have a long history of being used by the Maya for purposes of divination, though the exact method used is not presently known. Experiences with fence line fodder trees in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Since ancient times, the beautiful bright red seeds of the E. A single tree of E. Arboles de Costa Rica. Flowers native to Guatemala visible now around the world Dahlia. It is called Palo de Pito in Spanish because you can make a kind of whistle from the leaves.

Sanchez JF; Moreno R, Young flowers and young leaves are consumed by humans as a vegetable Voogelbreinder, Living fences in tropical America, a widespread agroforestry practice. Soil Tolerances Top of page Soil drainage seasonally waterlogged Soil reaction acid Soil texture heavy. In Central America, E.



Hilje L; Coto D, Two insects associated with Erythrina spp. Production and use, a field manual.

The seeds are used to make bracelets, necklaces and other handicrafts, which they say attract “good luck”. The flowers are red and inches long and grow in loose clusters. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

Erythrina berteroana – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

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Effect of organic amendments on phosphorus dynamics and indicators of biological activity and bean yield in an Acrudoxic Melanudand. So by no means are all berteriana using the same terms. Rainfall Regime Top of page Bimodal. Don’t need the entire report? Agricultural Handbook [ed. The branches may be crushed to produce a fish poison.