Definition of Erythrina lysistemon

1. Noun. Small semi-evergreen tree of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds.

Exact synonyms: Kaffir Boom, Transvaal Kafferboom
Generic synonyms: Coral Tree, Erythrina

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erythrina Lysistemon

Erysimum allionii
Erysimum arkansanum
Erysimum asperum
Erysimum cheiranthoides
Erysimum cheiri
Erysipelothrix insidiosa
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
Erythrina Indica
Erythrina caffra
Erythrina corallodendrum
Erythrina crista-galli
Erythrina lysistemon (current term)
Erythrina variegata
Erythrina vespertilio
Erythronium albidum
Erythronium americanum
Erythronium californicum
Erythronium dens-canis
Erythronium grandiflorum
Erythronium montanum
Erythroxylon coca
Erythroxylon truxiuense

Literary usage of Erythrina lysistemon

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1. The Miombo in Transition: Woodlands and Welfare in Africa by Bruce Morgan Campbell (1996)
"... these carvers are producing mainly animal and bird carvings made from softer wood species such as Sclerocarya birrea and Erythrina lysistemon. ..."

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