Bignoniaceae (trumpet vine family) Distictis

Distictis buccinatoria blood-red trumpet vine

Brazil, Argentina
Distictis buccinatoria, Outer Quad, near History Corner. John Rawlings, 9 Jun 2005

Vine, reminiscent of purple trumpet vine, leaves of 2 leaflets, oval-oblong, 2 to 4 in. long; 4-in. long flowers showy, tubular, orange-red (fading to blueish-red) with yellow throat. Maples Pavillon Fence, Outer Quad near History Corner, HEPL fences off South Service Rd.

Illustrations: vines gallery.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the main text of this entry ca. 2005.