Bignonia magnifica

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Bignonia magnifica W.Bull

Bignoniaceae

Life form: climber
Usage: ornamental plant

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Arrangement: opposite
Leaves:

Shape: obovate

Division: simple

Shape: funnel-shaped
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: cyme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Bignonia magnifica is a climber.

Naming

Bignonia magnifica was described by William Bull in 1879. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Bignonia magnifica is a species in the genus Bignonia which contains approximately 28 to 95 species and belongs to the family of the Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper Family).

Characteristics

Bignonia magnifica - leaves

Growth

The climbers reach heights of 2 to 4 metres.

Leaves

Bignonia magnifica has simple leaves that are opposite. The leaves are obovate, entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Bignonia magnifica produces cymes of pink funnel-shaped flowers from September to October.


Root System

Distribution

Bignonia magnifica is native to South America.

Cultivation

The climbers tolerate temperatures only above at least 1°C (USDA zone 10).

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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