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Flame Vine (Golden Shower)

© B. Navez, published under Creative Commons licence

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order:Lamiales

Family:Bignoniaceae

Scientific Name:Pyrostegia venusta

IUCN Red List status:Not Evaluated


Protected by the following WLT projects:

   

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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