Erythrina latissima – Broad-leaved coral tree – Breeblaarkoraalboom

The Broad-leaved coral tree is easily identifiable by its large, 3-foliolate leaves.  The foliage is soft and initially woolly in texture, becoming grey-green and leathery as it matures.  The bark of this tree is corky with thorns, becoming deeply grooved as the tree develops. Deciduous, the Erythrina latissima is a small to medium sized tree [...]