Eccremocarpus

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Eccremocarpus
Eccremocarpus scaber.jpg
Eccremocarpus scaber
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Genus: Eccremocarpus
Ruiz & Pav.
Species

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Eccremocarpus (syn. Calampelis D.Don) is a genus of five species of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native to western South America in Chile, western Argentina, and Peru. The species are evergreen semi-woody vines growing to 1-7 m tall.[1][2][3][4][5]

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Cultivation and uses[edit]

E. scaber is grown as an ornamental plant for its attractive tubular flowers. In cool temperate regions it is not winter hardy, and is often grown as an annual plant.

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