Tecomaria Spach

Name derived from that of the related genus Tecoma.

Evergreen upright shrubs to 3 m tall, or more frequently scrambling. Leaves opposite, to about 8 cm long with a terminal leaflet. Leaflets 5-9, margins toothed. Flower clusters terminal. Flowers funnelshaped, curved, 5-6 cm long, orange to scarlet. Stamens protruding. Fruit capsule to about 7 cm long, linear, flattened.

[formerly placed in Tecoma]

Seed and cuttings.

Mostly scrambling, the flowers with protruding stamens.

1 species from SE coastal districts of S Africa.

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.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Bignoniaceae