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Flame Vine (Golden Shower)

Pyrostegia venusta
Pyrostegia venusta
Order: 
Lamiales
Family: 
Bignoniaceae
IUCN Red List status: 
Not Evaluated

Description

As its name suggests, this trumpet creeper has flowers which are striking fire orange. It is native to Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia and north-eastern Argentina. Flowers are about four inches long and trumpet shaped in dense terminal clusters. Leaves are roughly two inches long, ovate and slightly rough or hairy.

Threats and Conservation

WLT is actively involved in Atlantic Rainforest conservation in Argentina (Misiones Province), Brazil (REGUA Reserve) and Paraguay (San Rafael). To help save Atlantic Forest habitat, please support these projects.

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