Amphilophium aschersonii

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Name and publication

Amphilophium aschersonii Ule, Urb. & P. Graebn., Festschr. Ascherson 549 (1904).

Description

Called “penta de onca” in the potpourri trade, the dark brown fruits of this liana are oblong-elliptic capsules with a smooth interior, tuberculate exterior, 9-15 cm x 5-6 cm.

Nativity and distribution

Amphilophium aschersonii is native to the Upper Amazon (Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Peru).

Family

Bignoniaceae