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Pachystachys lutea Nees.
Shrimp plant

Pachystachys lutea
Copyright by: Kristen Finch
in cultivation, Palm Beach County, Florida

Family: Acanthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Native Range: South America (Peru). Widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Pachystachys lutea available from :

Pachystachys lutea has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only



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Pachystachys lutea
Copyright by: Kristen Finch
in cultivation, Palm Beach County, Florida
Pachystachys lutea
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Pachystachys lutea
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr