Aeschynanthus longiflorus

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  • Photographer: Ron Myhr
  • Grown by: Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Images copyright by the individual photographers or their institutions.

This fine species has brilliant red flowers that are especially large — in this instance more than 4″ (10 cm) long. Some cultivars have more distinctly violet-colored stamens and pistils.

An antique print from 1848 can be seen here, and shows this violet shading.

Additional photos in a slideshow can be seen by clicking one of the links below:

  • Another cluster of flowers growing at the RBGE, but apparently a different collection; the stamens are distinctly violet-colored, and the markings on the lobes are different
  • Another, different, cultivar, growing at a botanical garden in Japan, with distinctly violet stamens and pistils.