Clitoria fairchildiana is a tree largely distributed in Brazil, used for urban arborization. Beautiful flowers in pendant spikes, sometimes blue-violet and white, others pink-violet and white.
Perfect vine! Blooms year-round, fast growing, easy, not invasive, controllable, not messy, curious bright blue flower - Clitoris-like flower shape, hence name of the plant. Fast-growing climber with fine foliage, pinnate leaves. Produces flat pods, up to 7" long, beaked, with about 5 flat rounded seeds. Species: C. ternatea, C. mariana.
Besides being a great ornamental, this plant has some practical and medicinal value. The seed pods are edible, as well as the flowers. The flowers are used for blue food dye for rice and teas. It is also a nitrogen fixer and helps prevent E-coli.
See article about healing properties of this plant: Blue Tea from the Magic Clitoria.
The Centrosema is a fast-growing climber with fine foliage, pinnate leaves, a great plant for attracting butterflies.
Another species, Clitoria, is similar but the latter has a tubular calyx that is much different from that of Centrosema.