Dolichandra (syn.Macfadyena) unguis-cati

Dolichandra (syn.Macfadyena) unguis-cati

Macfadyena unguis-cati

(Cat’s claw Creeper)

FAMILY

Bignoniaceae

Species

Dolichandra (syn. Macfadyena) unguis-cati

Common name(s)

Cat’s claw Creeper, (CLASS 3)

Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow. Robust vine

Distinguishing features

Leaves opposite, each terminating in a 3-pronged tendril. Flowers bell-shaped to 7 cm long, corolla yellow. Fruit a capsule, to 45 cm long, flat, numerous winged seeds.

Additional Images

Macfadyena unguis-cati