Eccremocarpus scaber Ruiz & Pav.

Chilean Glory Vine

Woody climber. Leaves bipinnate. Leaflets ovate, up to about 3 cm long, asymmetrically cordate, entire or saw-toothed. Flower clusters about 10-15 cm long. Flowers about 2.5 cm long, orange-red, upper part of floral tube swollen, lobes rounded; through summer and autumn. Fruit a capsule, to about 4 cm long.


As it flowers in a single season, it is sometimes grown as an annual.

Tresco Hybrids are sometimes listed and are probably colour selections grown as annuals.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Bignoniaceae. 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      Lamiales
family       Bignoniaceae
genus        Eccremocarpus Ruiz & Pav.