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Yellow Orchid vine, Gallinita
Scientific Name: Mascagnia macroptera (Ses. & Moq.) Wied.
Synonym: Callaeum macroptera
Family: Malpighiaceae
Yellow Orchid vine, Gallinita (Mascagnia macroptera)
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Ripening seed pods in mid June (I didn't miss the flowers by much… hmmmm)
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 12-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Baja California)

Growth Habits: Deciduous vine to 15 feet (4.5 m)

Watering Needs: Little water

The Yellow Orchid Vine does well in the heat, and blooms the hottest months of the year.
Yellow Orchid vine, Gallinita (Mascagnia macroptera)

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