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  Pyrostegia venusta
 
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  Family: BIGNONIACEAE
  Citation:  Pyrostegia venusta (Ker-Gawl.) Miers, Proc. Roy. Hort. Soc. London 3: 188. 1863; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 211. 1982; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 603. 2009. Bignonia venusta Ker-Gawl., Bot. Reg. 3. t. 249. 1818. Pyrostegia ignea (Vell.) Presl, Bot. Bemerk. 93. 1845; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1000(703). 1924. Bignonia ignea Vell., Fl. Flum. 244. 1835.
  Malayalam Name(s): Odumulla
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Golden shower, Flame vine, Orange trumpet vine, Hua Pala Vine
  Description: Climbing shrubs with tendrils; branchlets angular. Leaves decussate, 2-foliolate; petioles to 1.5 cm long; leaflets 4-6 x 3-4 cm, ovate-lanceolate, rounded at base. Flowers in corymbose cymes, drooping, dense, rachis 10 cm long. Calyx 8 x 6 mm, caampanulate; lobres 5, small. Corolla crimson-orange; tube 6-7 cm long, limb 2-lipped, lobes of upper lip 2 cm long and of lower lip 1.5 cm long. Stamens 4, didynamous, exserted, filaments 3 and 4 cm long, curved basally.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-June
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Wayanad, Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as an ornamental plant in the High Ranges
  Distribution: Native of Brazil
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Orange
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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