- Flower namesausage tree
- Scientific nameKigelia 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.