Definition of Trumpet vine
1. Noun. A North American woody vine having pinnate leaves and large red trumpet-shaped flowers.
Generic synonyms: Bignoniaceae, Family Bignoniaceae
2. Noun. Evergreen North American honeysuckle vine having coral-red or orange flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Lonicera, Lonicera
Generic synonyms: Honeysuckle
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Literary usage of Trumpet vine
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1. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"1777 I THE TRUMPET-VINE ARBOR The throats of the little red trumpet-flowers are wide open, And the clangor of brass beats against the hot sunlight. ..."
2. Our Animal Friends: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1893)
"... an old stone house, gray, with brown trimmings, a huge trumpet vine heavy with red blossoms, clambering to its very When the children played, ..."
3. School and Home Gardens by William Herman Dietrich Meier (1913)
"THE trumpet vine The trumpet vine (Bignonia radicans) has trumpet- shaped flowers of a deep orange-red color, that are formed in large clusters and make a ..."
4. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"CHINESE trumpet vine. A high-climbing vine with numerous stout and spreading branches. Native of China. Leaves compound, consisting of 7 to 9 ovate bright ..."
5. The Flower Garden: A Handbook of Practical Garden Lore by Ida Dandridge Bennett (1903)
"Grown as a shrub on the lawn the trumpet vine is very fine and should be trained to a stake and grown ..."