Pandorea pandorana (Andrews) Steenis

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Pandorea pandorana

Photo: David Hartung
5, Maxwell Road, Harare

Pandorea pandorana

Photo: Mark Hyde
10, Sims Road, Mt Pleasant, Harare

Pandorea pandorana

Photo: Mark Hyde
10, Sims Road, Mt Pleasant, Harare

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Synonyms: Bignonia australis (R. Br.) Aiton
Bignonia pandorana Andrews
Tecoma australis R. Br.
Common names: Spearwood bush (English) Wonga wonga vine (English)
Description: Liane. Leaves imparipinnate. Leaflets 3-9 or more, ovate to lanceolate, glabrous and shiny above, entire or sometimes coarsely serrate, acuminate with a blunt point. Panicles many-flowered. Flowers yellowish-white, the throat with violet spots; corolla tube c. 2 cm long, corolla lobes 5, spreading. Fruit 2.5 - 7.5 cm long, pointed.
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Worldwide distribution: Malay archipelago and Australia
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Image last updated: Sunday 10 November 2013

Bailey, L.H. (1949). Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York. Page 904.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pandorea pandorana
African Plant Database: Pandorea pandorana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pandorea pandorana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pandorea pandorana
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pandorea pandorana
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JSTOR Plant Science: Pandorea pandorana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pandorea pandorana
Plants of the World Online: Pandorea pandorana
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Wikipedia: Pandorea pandorana

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: Species information: Pandorea pandorana., retrieved 14 April 2024

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