Galphimia gracilis Bartl.
|English Name:||Shower of Gold|
|Common Name:||Not available|
|Flowering & Fruiting Period:||Throughout the year|
|Distribution:||South East Asia to Australia|
|Habitat:||Grown as garden plant|
|Key Characteristics:||Clusters of bright golden yellow star shaped flowers appear throughout the year on this compact, small growing vine. It is a vigorous climber with 6 inch long ovate to lance-shaped, lush green leaves. The yellow flowers have red stamens and are borne in loose racemes at the end of branches. Each inflorescence has up to 30 flowers. Fruits are star-like capsule with wings. When they mature, they become a brownish capsule|