Saritaea magnifica

Saritaea magnifica

Saritaea magnifica

(Glow vine, Purple funnel vine)

FAMILY

Bignoniaceae

Species

Saritaea magnifica

Common name(s)

Glow vine, Purple funnel vine

Flower colour; life form

Purple; vine

Campus

Townsville

Description

Another South American vine with leathery leaves composed of 2 leaflets of slightly unequal size. The large, (about 6 cm long) dark pink to almost purple funnel-shaped flowers are produced in clusters from about September though the summer months. Growing at Biological Sciences on the side near the ring road.