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.

Other sources of information about Campsis:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Campsis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Campsis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Campsis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Campsis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Campsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Campsis
JSTOR Plant Science: Campsis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Campsis
Plants of the World Online: Campsis
Tropicos: Campsis
Wikipedia: Campsis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Campsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1692, retrieved 20 June 2024

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