|Synonym:||Erythrina monosperma Lam.|
|Local Names:||Brahmavriksham, Chamatha, Flame of the forest|
Flowering and fruiting period: March – April
Key Characters: Flame of the forest is deciduous trees with bark grey to reyishbrown and exudation red. Leaves trifoliate, alternate; margin entire. Flowers bisexual, bright red; petals 5; stamens 9+1; stigma small. Fruit a pod, oblong, the base flat, wing-like; seed obovate, compressed Erythrina monosperma.