Grandiflora

R. Br. Stem erect, woody, branches twining: lvs. opposite, short-stalked, oblong, entire, 3 in. long, 1 1/2 in. wide : fls. in a forked raceme, reddish purple, becoming lilac or pale pink, about 2 in. across, twisted in the bud. Trop. Afr. B. R. 5: 435.—Once cultivated at Oneco, Fla., by Reasoner.