Parmentiera aculeata

Parmentiera aculeata

(Cucumber Tree)

FAMILY

Bignoniaceae

Species

Parmentiera aculeata

Common name(s)

Cucumber Tree

Flower colour; life form

Flowers greenish. Straggly tree.

Distinguishing features

Leaves usually with 3 leaflets but sometimes some single leaves interspersed. Petiole often narrowly winged. Flowers large, irregularly green with purple markings. Fruit indehiscent, ribbed, narrow to 20 cm long.

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