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Barleria lupulina Lindl.
Hophead Philippine-violet

Barleria lupulina
Copyright by: Cody-Marie Miller

Family: Acanthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Old World; widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere in the tropics and subtropics.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Barleria lupulina has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Mainland) Not Native, Naturalized

Barleria lupulina has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Barleria lupulina
Copyright by: Cody-Marie Miller