Beaumontia grandiflora Wall.

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Beaumontia grandiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba Botanic Garden

Beaumontia grandiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba Botanic Garden

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Common names: Herald's trumpet (English)
Description: Climber. Leaves elliptic to obovate with a short petiole. Corolla 10-15 cm, white; lobes relatively short. Calyx 2.5-4 cm
Derivation of specific name: grandiflora: with large flowers
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Worldwide distribution: Himalayas
Growth form(s): Liane.
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Image last updated: Thursday 15 February 2007

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 27.

Davies, H.F. (Undated). Alphabetical Catalogue of Plants growing in the gardens of Ewanrigg National Park, Arcturus. [Possibly not published (typed only)] Page 5.

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Beaumontia grandiflora., retrieved 10 December 2023

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