Bignoniaceae of tropical North America
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Bignoniaceae of tropical North America by Louis Otho Williams

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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in [Chicago] .
Written in English



  • North America.


  • Bignoniaceae.,
  • Botany -- North America.

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Statement[by] Louis O. Williams.
SeriesFieldiana: botany,, v. 36, no. 4, Field Museum of Natural History. Publication, 1164, Publication (Field Museum of Natural History) ;, 1164.
LC ClassificationsQK1 .F4 vol. 36, no. 4, QK495.B62 .F4 vol. 36, no. 4
The Physical Object
Pagination21-29 p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5433296M
LC Control Number73080649

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Family: Bignoniaceae Crossvine Origin: North America. Fast-growing cross-vine with unique leaves - two leaflets per leaf; the rachis ends with a tendril. The common name comes from the cross shape seen when you make a cross-section of a stem, makes an outstanding screen. Will scramble up a trellis or any other support quickly and easily. Bignoniaceaeis a horticultural family consisting of well over species. The family is made up of a variety of trees — such as the calabashand jacaranda— and flowering plants and shrubs — such as the tecomeria capensis; macfadyena unguis-cati, or cat’s claw vine; and the pandorea jasminoides, or bower vine, found in New South Wales, Australia. Less common members of the family include herbaceous . Bignoniaceae is a family of flowering plants in the order Lamiales commonly known as the bignonias. It is not known to which of the other families in the order it is most closely related. Nearly all of the Bignoniaceae are woody plants, but a few are subwoody, either as vines or subshrubs. A few more are herbaceous plants of high-elevation montane habitats, in three exclusively herbaceous genera: . Bignoniaceae, the trumpet creeper family, is a major tropical family with a few temperate-region members such as Campsis The family is characterized by oppositely paired, usually bicompound leaves and bell- or funnel-shaped bisexual flowers. The flowers feature a five-lobed calyx and corolla, two long and two short stamens arising from the corolla tube, and a pistil positioned on a disk above the .

This beautifully illustrated book tells the tale of a native Hawaiian tree snail and the struggle to survive in a forest full of deadly invasive species. Sadly, this is the reality of native plants and animals in Hawaii; of the 99 species of Hawaiian tree snails, 74 are already story has impacted local readers who were taught at a young age to mālama ʻāina (take care of the land. Flowers single or paired on short axillary dwarf shoots in the axils of the leaves; leaflets with sub-cordate to cordate base; fruit (only one specimen seen) × 2 cm. long, compressed (Cross Vine, Trumpet Flower - North America) FZ account for Bignonia capreolata: b. A superb book, very concise and well written, giving a wealth of information on or more species including descriptions, habitat, cultivation details and plant uses. A wealth of colour photographs bring each plant vividly to life. Fridericia chica, Bignoniaceae, is a tropical tree-creeper used as a traditional remedy for a number of diseases, highlighting inflammation. Our objective was to corroborate the popular anti-inflammatory use of the hydroethanolic extract from the leaves (HEFc) and of its isolated 4′,6,7-trihydroxymethoxyflavone (5-O-methylscutellarein) [1.