Amphilophium buccinatorium

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Amphilophium buccinatorium (DC.) A.H.Gentry

Bignoniaceae

Life form: climber
Usage: ornamental plant

Exposure: sun   9

Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: ovate-lanceolate

Division: paripinnate

Shape: salverform
Fruit: septicidal capsule

40C / e7422b 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Lamianae
Ordo:
Scrophulariales

Amphilophium buccinatorium is a climber.

Naming

Amphilophium buccinatorium was already described and the name validly published by Augustin Pyramus de Candolle. It was Lúcia Garcez Lohmann, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 2010.

Taxonomy

Amphilophium buccinatorium is a species in the genus Amphilophium which contains approximately 43 to 44 species and belongs to the family of the Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper Family).

Characteristics

Amphilophium buccinatorium - flowers

Growth

The climbers reach heights of 10 to 25 metres.

Leaves

Amphilophium buccinatorium is evergreen. The paripinnate leaves are opposite. The ovate-lanceolate leaflets are entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Amphilophium buccinatorium produces racemes of salmon-red salverform flowers from July to August.

The climbers produce septicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Amphilophium buccinatorium is native to Mexico.

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy loam. They tolerate temperatures down to -7°C (USDA zone 9).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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