Bignonia capreolata
Bignonia Big*no"ni*a, prop. n. [Named from the Abb['e] Bignon.] 1. (Bot.) A large genus of American, mostly tropical, climbing shrubs, having compound leaves and showy somewhat tubular flowers. {Bignonia capreolata} is the cross vine of the Southern United States. The trumpet creeper (also called the trumpet vine), with large red tubular flowers, was formerly considered to be of this genus, but is now classified as {Campsis radicans}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. any member of the family {Bignoniaceae}, including the {bignonia[1]}, {catalpa}, {trumpet creeper}, and {princess tree}. They typically have brightly colored tubular (trumpet-shaped) flowers. [PJC]


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  • Bignonia capreolata — ID 10363 Symbol Key BICA Common Name crossvine Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Bignonia capreolata — noun woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section • Syn: ↑cross vine, ↑trumpet flower, ↑quartervine, ↑quarter vine • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bignonia capreolata L. — Symbol BICA Common Name crossvine Botanical Family Bignoniaceae …   Scientific plant list

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  • Bignonia — Big*no ni*a, prop. n. [Named from the Abb[ e] Bignon.] 1. (Bot.) A large genus of American, mostly tropical, climbing shrubs, having compound leaves and showy somewhat tubular flowers. {Bignonia capreolata} is the cross vine of the Southern… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bignonia — [big nō′nē ə] n. [after the Abbé Bignon (1662 1743), librarian to LOUIS XV] a tropical American evergreen vine (Bignonia capreolata) of the bignonia family that bears tendrils, compound leaves, and trumpet shaped, yellow or reddish flowers adj.… …   English World dictionary

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