Streptosolen Miers

Greek streptos — twisted, solon — tube, referring to the shape of the corolla tube.

See S. jamesonii for description.

Grown for the dense growth habit as well as the abundant and appealing trumpet-shaped, orange-yellow flowers.

Softwood cuttings.

Flowers with orange-red twisted corollas.

1 species from S America.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Solanaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Solanales
family       Solanaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Streptosolen jamesonii (Benth.) Miers