Strongylodon macrobotrys


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Noun1.Strongylodon macrobotrys - vigorous Philippine evergreen twining liana; grown for spectacular festoons of green flowers that resemble lobster claws
genus Strongylodon, Strongylodon - genus of Polynesian or southeastern Asian shrubs or vines
liana - a woody climbing usually tropical plant
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The flower is officially known as Strongylodon Macrobotrys, and is related to legumes, such as kidney beans and runner beans.
panamaensis (Seavey & Bawa, 1986), Genista hirsuta (Gibbs & Bianchi, 1999), Hymenaea stigonocarpa (Gibbs et al., 1999), Lotus corniculatus, Medicago sativa, Myrospermum frutescens (Gibbs & Bianchi, 1999), Myrospermum pubescens (Seavey & Bawa, 1986), Strongylodon macrobotrys, Swartzia apetala (Gibbs & Bianchi, 1999).
The Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys) is another rapid grower, but this beauty is frost tender so you will need to heat the greenhouse to a minimum of 50F through the winter.