sausage tree

Kigelia africana

  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • sausage tree
  • Flower name
    sausage tree
  • Scientific name
    Kigelia africana
  • Aliassausage tree, cucumber tree, Kigelia africana
  • Place of originEthiopia
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Botanical Gardens, Subtropical region, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

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.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Bignoniaceae
  • Genus
    Kigelia
  • Species
    K. africana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeclimbing fallen leaves shrub
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower8.0 ~ 10.0 cm

Random flowers