found this plant in a UK BG with the tag:
It is not, but it
is also known as 'taiuiá'.
A caudex from the wild, Rain-tree.com.
|Author: ||Célestin Alfred Cogniaux, 1881|
Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru|
Rich - Mix|
Medium - Maximum|
6-8 Metres |
Bryonia tayuya, Vell. 1825.
Trianosperma tayuya, Mart. 1843.
Cayaponia piauhiensis, Cogn. 1881.
Allagosperma tayuya, M.Roem.
Alternasemina tayuia, Silva Manso
Arkezostis piauhiensis, Kuntze
Arkezostis tayuya, Kuntze
Bryonia cordatifolia, Goday Torres
Bryonia cordifolia, Walp.
Bryonia tajuja, Mart.
Trianosperma tayuya var. pallidum, Cogn.
This member of the
was given this name by Célestin Alfred Cogniaux in 1881. It is found in Bolivia,
Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru, growing in a rich and drained soil with
lots of water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to ten
centimetres in diameter and 70 centimetres long, the vines from six to eight metres in
length. The flowers are greenish yellow.
Brazilian botanist António Luiz Patricio
da Silva Manso named this genus after the indigenous Cayapo people of
Brazil. The species name originates from the
locals name: 'taiuiá'.
A caudex from a botanical garden.
flower by Mauricio Mercadante, Biokic.asu.edu.