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Key to Bignoniaceae

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1. Leaves 1- or 2-pinnate; calyx not 2-lipped; fruit oblanceolate or ± round

2. Woody vine; leaves 1-pinnate; corolla red-orange, 5–8 cm; staminode included, glabrous; anther sacs 2; fruit oblanceolate ..... [Campsis radicans]

2' Tree; leaves 2-pinnate; corolla purple-blue, 3–4 cm; staminode exserted, glandular-hairy; anther sac 1; fruit ± round ..... [Jacaranda mimosifolia]

1' Leaves simple; calyx 2-lipped; fruit linear

3. Tree; leaves cordate; corolla white with yellow and purple markings or yellow stripes or brown dots ..... CATALPA

3' Shrub; leaves linear; corolla white or light pink to lavender with yellow and purple markings ..... CHILOPSIS


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