Bignonia L.
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 622. 1753. (1 May 1753)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Bignonia L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 21 Nov 2019'

General Information

BIGNONIA L.; Cydista Miers; Mussatia Bureau ex Baill.

Bejucos, las ramitas teretes a tetragonales, sin campos glandulares interpeciolares, pseudoestípulas foliáceas o ausentes. Hojas mayormente 2-folioladas, a veces con 1 zarcillo simple. Inflorescencia un racimo axilar o terminal o una panícula de pocas flores; cáliz cupular, truncado o irregular y levemente bilabiado; corola blanca a rojo purpúrea, tubular-infundibuliforme, algo lepidota y a veces inconspicuamente puberulenta por fuera; tecas divaricadas; ovario angostamente cilíndrico, lepidoto o ligeramente puberulento; disco ausente. Cápsula linear a angostamente oblonga, comprimida paralela al septo, la línea central no evidente; semillas planas, 2-aladas, alas delgadas, cafés.

4 especies se encuentran en Nicaragua.

W.D. Hauk. A review of Cydista (Bignoniaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 84: 815–840. 1998.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Nicaragua
    • Source: [
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    "Cal-tube cupulate, the lobes blunt, short, irregular or nearly obsolete; cor-tube widely tubular above a narrow base, the limb only slightly bilabiate; stamens 4, paired, shorter than the cor-tube; fr elongate, linear, flattened parallel to the partition, septicidal; seeds flat, broadly winged at each side; woody vine with 2-foliolate lvs terminated by a branched tendril that clings by terminal adhesive disks; vascular bundles forming a cross in cross-section of the stem; fls yellow, long-pediceled in sessile axillary cymes. Monospecific."

  • Provided by: [C].New York Botanical Garden
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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora de Nicaragua
    WD Stevens, CU Ulloa, A Pool and OM Montiel. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2001
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    New York Botanical Garden
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