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Shrub, tree [woody vine]; nectaries often on stem, leaf, calyx, ovary.
Leaf: generally 1–3- pinnate or - palmate (or simple), generally opposite or whorled.
Flower: bisexual, showy; calyx generally 5-lobed, 2-lipped or not; corolla funnel- or bell-shaped, 5-lobed, generally 2-lipped; stamens epipetalous, generally 4, paired, a 5th vestigial (a staminode) [or 0]; ovary superior, chambers generally 2, placentas 4, axile (or chamber 1, placentas 2–4, parietal), style long, stigma 2-lobed.
Fruit: generally capsule, long, cylindric to ± round, sometimes flat, 2-valved.
Seed: many, flat, generally winged.
81 genera, 827 species: generally tropics, especially South America; many ornamental (Campsis, trumpet creeper; Catalpa; Jacaranda). [Alcantara & Lohmann 2010 Amer J Bot 97:782–795] —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Lohmann, L. G. 2006 Untangling the phylogeny of neotropical lianas (Bignonieae, Bignoniaceae). American J Bot 93:304–318; Lohmann, L. G. & C.U. Ulloa 2006 http://www.iplants.org/]
Key to Bignoniaceae
Woody vine; deciduous.
Leaf: opposite, 1- pinnate; leaflets toothed.
Inflorescence: raceme, terminal.
Flower: calyx lobes unequal; anther sacs 2.
2 species: China, Japan, se US. (Greek: curved, for stamens)
Unabridged references: [Lohmann, L. G. & C.U. Ulloa 2006 http://www.iplants.org/]
Plant ± 10 m.
Leaf: blade 4–7 cm, elliptic or ovate.
Flower: calyx to 20 mm, tubular, yellow-green; corolla 5–8 cm, fragrant, red-orange; stamens exserted; staminode included, glabrous.
Fruit: 10–20 cm, oblanceolate, not flat.
Seed: 20–30 mm, linear; glabrous.
2n=40. Roadsides, fencerows, abandoned fields, floodplain forests; < 1000 m. Cult, escaping throughout California Floristic Province;
Previous taxon: Campsis
Next taxon: Catalpa
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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