sausage tree

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    sausage tree @ Oaf Iland(Hawaii)
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    sausage tree @ Oaf Iland(Hawaii)
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    sausage tree @ Oaf Iland(Hawaii)
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    sausage tree @ Maui Iland(Hawaii)
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    sausage tree @ Oaf Iland(Hawaii)
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    sausage tree @ Okinawa Iland

Basic information

Flower Name
sausage tree
Formal Name
Kigelia africana
Alias
sausage tree, cucumber tree, Kigelia africana
Habitat
Ethiopia
Morph
climbing fallen leaves shrub

Comment

What is sausage tree

sausage tree, Kigelia africana is originally from Ethiopia, and a flower stalk is a climbing fallen leaves shrub of the Bignoniaceae family. It draws out raceme and makes orange trumpet-formed flowers bloom in summer. A color of a flower has orange and red. The part split in five of the tip to be seen like 5 valves flower is big and open flat , and the pipe part of the trumpet-formed corolla is shot. An aerial root going out of the knob of the vine adsorbs it to the wall of a house or trees , and enlarges power steadily.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Bignoniaceae
Genus
Kigelia
Species
K. africana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Ternate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GreenhouseBotanic garden(sub-) Tropical areafoliage plant
Color
Red, Violet
Season
JulAug
Height
1000 ~ 2000 [cm]
Diameter
8 ~ 10

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