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Please identify this plant

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Tue Jun 22 09:19:30 EST 1999

Your plant is a species of Erythrina.  Several kinds are grown for

M. Reed
 p.s.--Posting binary images can wreck some people's mail readers.  A
better way is to post the images to an ftp site or web page and direct
folks where to go look.

"W. Irving Crowley" wrote:
> We grew this plant/shrub from a seed pod which was given to us.
> Attached are photos.
> Some of the plant's characteristics:
> Leaves have smooth edges and surface.
> Small thorns are found on the stems and occasionally on the backs of the
> leaves.
> The blossom is very stiff and almost waxy - even more stiff than the
> leaves.
> The foliage dies back in the Winter (southern Alabama).
> Any help in identifying this plant would be gratefully appreciated.
> Irving Crowley, Brundidge, AL
> irving at p-c-net.net
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