Forest Bell Creeper

Tecomanthe dendrophylla

  • Forest Bell Creeper
  • Forest Bell Creeper
  • Forest Bell Creeper
  • Forest Bell Creeper
  • Flower name
    Forest Bell Creeper
  • Scientific name
    Tecomanthe dendrophylla
  • AliasTecomanthe venusta, Tecomanthe, New Guinea trumpet vine, テコマンテ, Forest Bell Creeper
  • Place of originNew Guinea
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April, May, June, July, August
  • Language of flowersGenerous love

What is Forest Bell Creeper

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.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Bignoniaceae
  • Genus
    Tecomanthe
  • Species
    T. dendrophylla
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeNon-hardy shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height300.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower7.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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