Pandorea (Endl.) Spach

Commemorating Pandora of Greek mythology.

Woody climbers or rarely scrambling shrubs. Leaves with terminal leaflets and without tendrils. Flower clusters terminal and in the upper axils. Calyx cup-shaped and shallowly lobed. Corolla tubular. Stamens 4, of 2 unequal pairs and generally not protruding. Fruit a more or less oblong stalked and beaked capsule; seeds more or less circular and surrounded by the wing.

Grown as hardy, vigorous evergreen climbers with attractive trumpet flowers and used as effective covers for garden and hard landscape structures.


Climbers with flowers in terminal clusters; stamens not protruding.

6 species from Australia (4 species, 3 endemic), New Caledonia and E Malesia.

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
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