Bignonia magnifica W. Bull

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Bignonia magnifica

Photo: Mark Hyde
48, Borrowdale Road, Harare

Bignonia magnifica

Photo: Mark Hyde
48, Borrowdale Road, Harare

Bignonia magnifica

Photo: Mark Hyde
48, Borrowdale Road, Harare

Bignonia magnifica

Photo: Mark Hyde
48, Borrowdale Road, Harare

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Synonyms: Arrabidaea magnifica (W. Bull) Sprague ex Steenis
Saritaea magnifica (W. Bull) Dugand
Common names: Glow vine (English) Purple bignonia (English) Purple funnel vine (English)
Description: Woody climber up to 4 m high. Leaves opposite; leaflets 2, up to 12 cm long, glabrous, obovate or obovate-oblong. Corolla rose-pink to purple, funnelform, up to 7.5 cm long. Capsule c. 30 cm long and 1 cm wide.
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Derivation of specific name: magnifica: distinguished, magnificent
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Colombia
Growth form(s): Liane.
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Literature:

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 1006.

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 25.

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External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Bignonia magnifica.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=169380, retrieved 26 June 2019

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