Thunbergia coccinea

This plant is distributed to places of the altitude 1500 to 2000 m in Himalaya Mountains, such as Nepal, Bhutan and Sikkim.

Thunbergia coccinea grows to be six to nine meters in height.  It droops a raceme* where many flowers bloom.   The flower is two to three centimeters in diameter, is light reddish orange as a whole and yellow as a center part and has reddish purple bracts.

* A simple inflorescence of pediceled flowers which blooms upon a common more or less elongated axis.  If the flower is non-pediceled, it is called a spike.

Classification Acanthaceae Thunbergia
Scientific name Thunbergia coccinea
Japanese name Benibana-yahazukazura
English name ---
Native locality India
Ecological description Perennial climbing plant
RDB ---
Planting place Sun Gallery
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