Flower Database

Forest Bell Creeper

Basic information
Flower Name
Forest Bell Creeper
Formal Name
Tecomanthe dendrophylla
Alias
Tecomanthe venusta, Tecomanthe, New Guinea trumpet vine, Forest Bell Creeper
Habitat
New Guinea
Morph
Non-hardy shrub
Comment
Tecomante Dendrophila, commonly called as New Guinea trumpet vine, Tecomanthe venusta ,or Forest Bell Creeper, scientific name:Tecomanthe dendrophylla, is native to New Guinea, and is a dwarf evergreen tree that belongs to the Bignoniaceae family. Entangle the thick and long mulberry with other trees and grow about 6 m. The leaves are large odd-winged bifoliates that are more than 20 cm in size, with 5 to 7 small leaves. In February to August, the epigenetic inflorescence is dropped from the axilla of the old branch, and it has a funnel-like flower with a five-pointed tip. The flower is about 10 cm in length, and the tip is pale yellow on pink and irregularly split into five. The genus name is derived from the closely related genus "Tecoma" + the Greek "anthos (flower)".
An egg-shaped berry is formed after the flower and becomes black ripe. The flower language is "lovely love."
In the same genus, there is a flower with a pink ground and white tip "Tecomanthe venusta".
General name: Tecomante Dendrophila, scientific name: Tecomanthe dendrophylla, common name: New Guinea trumpet vine, Forest Bell Creeper, Origin: New Guinea, the life type: woody evergreen vine, vine lenght: 3 to 6 m, phyllotaxis: odd pinnately compound leaves, leaf order : opposite, small leaf numbers: 5 to 7, leaf margin: entire, leaf length: 20 cm over, flower: racemes, Crown-shape: funnel-shaped at tip 5 cracked, corolla length: 7 to 10 cm, crown color: Amber Peach, flowering: from February to August , fruit shape: obovate, fruit color: black mature seeds.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Bignoniaceae
Genus
Tecomanthe
Species
T. dendrophylla
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Imparipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
Pink, Yellow
Season
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug
Height
300  ~ 600  [cm]
Diameter
7  ~ 10