7714.000 Campsis Lour.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Vines, woody, deciduous, climbing by aerial roots. Leaves opposite, pinnately compound, leaflets with toothed margins. Inflorescence shortly paniculate, terminal or flowers clustered. Flowers calyx campanulate, sub-leathery, irregularly 5-lobed; corolla red or orange, campanulate-funnelform, slightly bilabiate; lobes spreading. Fruit capsules, loculicidally dehiscent. Seeds numerous, compressed. Membranous with semi-transparent wings.

Worldwide: 2 species; 1 in North America, 1 in China and Japan.

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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grandiflora (Thunb.) K. Schum.
radicans (L.) Seem.

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External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Campsis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Campsis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Campsis
Wikipedia: Campsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Campsis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Campsis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Campsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1692, retrieved 21 September 2021

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