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Yellow Orchid Tree, Mountain Ebony
A scrambling shrub or small tree, rarely more than 4 m (13 ft.) tall, with slender, drooping branches and pale yellow bell-shaped flowers with a black throat. It is widely distributed from southern Africa to India and Sri Lanka. It has a number of medicinal uses and makes a beautiful, fast growing ornamental suitable for warm temperate and tropical climates in USDA Zones 10 and above.