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Erythrina vespertilio

Bat’s Wing Coral Tree

A medium-sized tree with grey furrowed bark, wedge-shaped leaves resembling a bat’s open wings, and large scarlet to orange-red pea flowers. Seed pods contain large red seeds used by Aboriginal people and settlers as decorations. Grows to 10 metres, likes sandy well-drained soils, and requires plenty of moisture.

  • Shade

  • Bird and butterfly attracting

  • Attractive

  • High water

  • Tree

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