Fernandoa magnifica Seem. - Bignonaceae

Joy Adamson

National Museums of Kenya

National Museums of Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya

Tree grows between 5m and 20m, with finely ridged peeling trunk that flowers when leafless. Flowers are bell-shaped and fiery red in color. Fruits are twisted, cylindrical capsules. Seeds are winged. Distribution: Coast Region only. Grows in farmlands. Use: Medicinal, timber


  • Title: Fernandoa magnifica Seem. - Bignonaceae
  • Creator: Joy Adamson
  • Location Created: Kenya
  • Provenance: Preserved at the National Museums of Kenya Archives
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Watercolour on paper
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Subtitle: Botanical Painting
  • Collection: Joy Adamson's Collection

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