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Family: BIGNONIACEAE 

 Bignonia capreolata
 
  
Author:  Carl Linnaeus 1753
Family:  Bignoniaceae
Habitat:  South-Eastern North America
Soil:  Peat
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  17 meters
Flower:  Orange/Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Rhizome
Pop names:  Cross-vine, Tangerine Beauty
Synonyms:  Doxantha capreolata Miers 1853, Anisostichus capreolata, Anisostichus crucigera
Got it from:  Amsterdam..
Year:  2006

 An other Bignoniaceae, unknown species, from Ecuador.

  

This member of the Bignoniaceae family was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. It is found in the South-Eastern part of North America, growing in the forests' rich soil, with some water and little to lots of sun. The tubers will grow to 30 centimetres in diameter, the vines up to 17 meters. The flowers are dark orange out-side, yellow in-side. It can be reproduced both by seeds and tubers.

Photo: Marc Altenloh.