Pyrostegia venusta (Ker Gawl.) Miers

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Pyrostegia venusta

Photo: Mark Hyde
29, Harry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park, Harare

Pyrostegia venusta

Photo: Mark Hyde
29, Harry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park, Harare

Pyrostegia venusta

Photo: Mark Hyde
29, Harry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park, Harare

Pyrostegia venusta

Photo: Mark Hyde
29, Harry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park, Harare

Pyrostegia venusta

Photo: Mark Hyde
29, Harry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park, Harare

Pyrostegia venusta

Photo: Mark Hyde
29, Harry Pichanick Drive, Alexandra Park, Harare

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Synonyms: Bignonia ignea Vell.
Bignonia venusta Ker Gawl.
Common names: Flame vine (English) Golden shower (English)
Description: Tall climber. Leaflets ovate to ovate-oblong, 5-8 cm long. Inflorescences bearing older pendulous corollas. Corolla to 7 cm long; lobes reflexed, the margin white-hairy. Fruit linear, 30 cm long.
Notes: Very commonly cultivated in gardens in Harare
Derivation of specific name: venusta: charming, lovely
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Brazil and Paraguay.
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Image last updated: Tuesday 30 April 2013
Literature:

Bailey, L.H. (1949). Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York. Pages 902 - 903.

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976). Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York Page 931.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pyrostegia venusta
African Plant Database: Pyrostegia venusta
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Pyrostegia venusta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pyrostegia venusta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pyrostegia venusta
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pyrostegia venusta
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pyrostegia venusta
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pyrostegia venusta
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Pyrostegia venusta
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pyrostegia venusta
Ispot Southern Africa: Pyrostegia venusta
JSTOR Plant Science: Pyrostegia venusta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pyrostegia venusta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pyrostegia venusta
The Plant List (version 1.1): Pyrostegia venusta
Tropicos: Pyrostegia venusta


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Pyrostegia venusta.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=167350, retrieved 15 December 2017

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