Pyrostegia venusta

COMMON NAME

Firecracker vine or orange trumpet vine

TYPE

Vine

FAMILY

Bignoniaceae

NOTES

A woody climber, can grow up to a height of 6m and climbs with the aid of tendrils.  The flower is tubular in shape and is orange in color.  The flowers are known to be pollinated by hummingbirds in the wild. 

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay

NATIVE HABITAT

Tropical forests to xeric habitats such as scrub

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

florafaunaweb.nparks.gov

plants.ifas.ufl.edu



Pyrostegia venusta