Beechey Island, Nanavut, Canada
Erythrina arborescens Roxb.
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Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1591. In his 'Flora indica' Roxburgh describes this plant as a sub-arboreous species. Roxburgh also writes: 'From Nepal, Dr. Buchanan sent the seeds to the Botanic garden [Calcutta] where in one year the plants blossomed for the first time in October.' Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.3, p.256.
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