Tecoma capensis (Thunb.) Lindl.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Cape Honey Suckle
Synonym: Bignonia capensis Thunb
Common Name: Salmon tecomaria
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Throughout the year
Distribution: Africa, cultivated and naturalised in many tropical countries
Habitat: Grown as garden plants
Uses: Ornamental
Key Characteristics: Tecoma capensis is an erect and scrambling shrubs. Leaves opposite; leaflets, elliptic to suborbicular, acute to obtuse at apex, crenate; subsessile. Flowers in terminal racemes. Calyx tubular, 5-toothed at apex. Corolla tubular, red, rarely pale yellow, villous within. Stamens 4, didynamous, exserted. Stigmatic lobes flattened.