Tinospora sp., Tinospora

Tinospora sp.

Family: Menispermaceae
Origin: Africa, Asia
Vine or creeper plantSemi-shadeShadeFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersUnusual colorEthnomedical plant.
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Tinospora is a genus of approximately 30 species distributed Africa, Madagascar, Asia to Australia and the Pacific Islands.

Tinospora sp. is a vine producing unusual yellow and orange flowers, followed by small fruits, which make this species a very striking addition to any garden.

It grows well in full sun or semi-shade and needs to be planted in well-drained, moist soil. It requires moderate water but can suffer from too much water. The plant is best grown in USDA Zone 9-11.

In areas with cold temperatures, the Tinospora plant should be grown in a pot and brought inside during winter to protect it from strong winds and other adverse weather conditions.

In addition to growing this species in your garden, it can also be grown in a hanging basket and trained along a trellis to create a striking feature. When it comes to caring for Tinospora, you should prune back any dead foliage and fading flowers to help promote new growth and blooms.

Overall, the Tinospora is a great addition to any garden. Its unusual color, yellow and orange flowers, and ethnomedical properties, makes it an interesting and attractive species that can thrive in your garden with the right care.

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