Bignonia grandiflora Thunb.


Family: Bignoniaceae

Genus: Bignonia

Description: 

Bignonia with winged leaves : leaflets of an oblong lance-shape, and sawed : flowers grow in a terminating panicle, or rather in a raceme upon footstalks with three flowers, opposite and alternate : blossom large, of a scarlet colour, and bell-shaped : stem upright, rooting, and climbing. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Fl. Jap. (Thunberg) 253 in 1784.

Basionym of Campsis grandiflora (Thunb.) Schum.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 8: 493 in 1807-8.


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