Podranea is a genus of one or two species of African flowering vines in the family Bignoniaceae.

Podranea ricasoliana abl.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Tribe: Tecomeae
Genus: Podranea

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Podranea brycei is sometimes considered to be a synonym of Podranea ricasoliana,[1][2] the sole species in the genus. The Plant List accepts two species:[3]

Image Name Distribution
  Podranea brycei (N.E.Br.) Sprague (Zimbabwe creeper)[2] Africa
  Podranea ricasoliana (Tanfani) Sprague (Port St Johns creeper, Port St Johns klimop, pink trumpet vine)[2] Africa


  1. ^ "Podranea brycei". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Christien Malan & Alice Notten. "Podranea ricasoliana (Tanf.) Sprague". PlantZAfrica.com. South African National Biodiversity Institute.
  3. ^ http://www.theplantlist.org/1.1/browse/A/Bignoniaceae/Podranea/