Definition of Trumpet creeper
1. Noun. A North American woody vine having pinnate leaves and large red trumpet-shaped flowers.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trumpet Creeper
Literary usage of Trumpet creeper
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"TRUMPET-CREEPER. Ornamental vines cultivated for their striking scarlet ... The Chinese trumpet creeper, C. chinensis, is the most floriferous and gorgeous. ..."
2. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"Our common old-fashioned trumpet creeper (Tecoma radicans) with its rich crimson trumpet-shaped flowers is splendid both in leaf and bloom when trained over ..."
3. The Mysteries of the Flowers by Herbert Waldron Faulkner (1917)
"TRUMPET-CREEPER—Tecoma radicans August-Sept. Though in no way related to the foregoing flower, the trumpet-creeper has learned in some way its secret device ..."
4. Laboratory Exercises in Botany by Edson Sewell Bastin (1894)
"In the leaf of the trumpet creeper, shown on Plate XIV. (Fig. 2), a is the petiole, 6 is the rachis, c is the petiolule of the terminal foliole. ..."