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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Distictis (Greek dis, twice and stiktos, dotted; meaning obscure). Bignoniaceae. Five or 6 species in Cent, and S. Amer., very similar in fl. to Pithecoctenium, but caps, smooth, oblong, curved, and branchlets not angular: lvs. 2- or 3-foliolate, with simple or 3-fid. Tendril : fls. large in ample terminal panicles; calyx tubular-campanulate, truncate, often splitting; corolla funnelform-campanulate, leathery, curved; stamens inclosed; ovary with the seeds in many rows. Adapted for cult. in subtropical regions only; treatment and prop, like Bignonia, which see. The following species is cult, in S. Calif. D. cinerea. Greenm. (Pithecoctenium cinereum, DC.). Tall climber, grayish tomentose throughout: tendrils 3-fid.: lfts. 2-3, ovate or oval, obtuse and mucronulate or acutish, entire, 1-2 in. long: corolla purple, tomentulose outside, 2-3½ in. long and 1½-2½ in- across at the mouth. Mex.—The plant cult. under this name in Calif. is said to have white fls. and may not be the plant described above. Alfred Rehder. CH

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