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Photo by Valentino Vallicelli,

The flowers from

Mother plant in Mexico, not sure of the ID! Guess it could be
Erythrina flabelliformis.

Author: Carl Linnaeus, 1753
Origin:  Southern US, Northern Mexico
Soil:  Mix - Peat
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  35 Centimetres
Height:  3 Meters
Flower:  Red
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Cherokee Bean, Coralbean, Coral Bean, Red Cardinal, Cardinal Spear, Eastern Coralbean
Synonyms:  Erythrina humilis Salisb. 1796.
Xyphanthus hederifolius
Raf. 1817.
Erythrina hederaefolia
Spreng. 1826.
Corallodendron herbaceum
. Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze, 1891.
Erythrina rubicunda
Erythrina arborea,
Small, 1903.
Erythrina herbacea f. albiflora Moffler & Crewz
Erythrina herbacea var. arborea (Small) Chapm.

This member of the Fabaceae family was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753.. It is found in the southern part of North America and northern part of Mexico, growing in well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. It can grow to three meters height, and the stem can get 35 centimetres in diameter. The flowers are red.

The genera name from Greek; eryhros; 'red' for the mostly red flowers. The species name means 'herb-like, with succulent stem'.

3 year old seedling. Not sure of the ID! Guess it could be Erythrina flabelliformis.