Pandorea

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Pandorea
Starr 070906-9102 Pandorea jasminoides.jpg
Pandorea jasminoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Tribe: Tecomeae
Genus: Pandorea
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Species

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Pandorea is a genus of 6 species, of woody climbing vines and creepers in the family Bignoniaceae. They are native to Malesia, Australia and New Caledonia.

Popular varieties[edit]

The two most widely cultivated varieties mainly for their showy flowers and clean attractive leaves are the Australian species P. jasminoides (Bower Vine), and P. pandorana (Wonga Vine). All of the plants in Pandorea are subtropical to tropical and are frost-tender.

Selected species[edit]

Image Scientific name Distribution
Pandorea baileyana (Maiden & R.T.Baker) Steenis New South Wales and Queensland
Gardenology.org-IMG 4631 hunt0904.jpg Pandorea doratoxylon (J.M.Black) J.M.Black Australia
Pájara La Lajita - Oasis Park - x07 01 ies.jpg Pandorea jasminoides (Lindl.) K.Schum. New South Wales and Queensland
Pandorea nervosa Steenis North-East Queensland
Pandorea pandorana mygarden.jpg Pandorea pandorana (Andrews) Steenis[1] Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu
Pandorea pandorana subsp. austrocaledonica (Bureau) P.S.Green

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pandorea". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Pandorea at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Pandorea at Wikispecies