Saturday, March 23, 2013

Yellow Bell Singapore Flower

Its botanical name is tecoma stans. Yellow bell singapore flower has sharply-toothed, lance-shaped green leaves and bears large, showy, bright golden yellow trumpet-shaped flowers. It is drought-tolerant and grows well in warm climates. The flowers attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

The leaves and roots of the plant contain bioactive compounds, especially monoterpenes, which may have medicinal uses.

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