Small, often multi-stemmed tree. Flowers orange-red with a yellow centre; corolla bell-shaped, up to 10 cm in diameter. Fruit a long. slender capsule, 30-55 cm long, flattened, spirally twisted.
The leaves and roots are used to treat and protect against snakebites.
Available Kivukoni Indigenous Tree Nursery
Larval foodplant to
Epiphora mythimnia – White-ringed atlas