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Can anyone identify this plant?

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Wed Jun 23 14:35:45 EST 1999


Answered this one already.  It is an Erythrina.  Also, please don't send
binaries to the newsgroup--it crashes some people's mail readers.  Make
a web page and point to it instead.

M. Reed

"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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