Leaf Identification

Large, whorled, slightly cordate leaves with a long point. The leaves are simple, opposite, dark green on top, and lighter green and pubescent underneath.

Twig and Bud Identification

The twigs are green when young and turn reddish brown with age. They are smooth, have light lenticels and an absent terminal bud.

Bark Identification

Grey, course, scaly ridges line the bark.

Fruit Identification

Distinct, long, dark brown seedpods that contain multiple papery seeds with two wings.

Flower Identification

Showy, bell-shaped and lobed white flowers with purple spots.