Category: Vine - Evergreen
Size: 8' tall
Growth Rate: Fast
From Bot. Repos.
Thunbergia with egg-shaped, tapering leaves, a little toothed; blossom white, salver-shaped, the tube flattened; stem twining.
Flowers from spring through summer, fragrant, attractive to bees and butterflies.
Considered invasive and a noxious weed in some parts of the world.
Published in Pl. Coromandel 1: 47 in 1796.
Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 123 in 1800.
Native to China, Nepal, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and the Philippines.
Introduced to Britain in 1796.