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Tecoma capensis (Thunb.) Lindl.
Cape honeysuckle

Tecoma capensis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Bignoniaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

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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Tecoma capensis has been found in the following 13 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cayo Costa State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Tecoma capensis has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Tecoma capensis has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Tecoma capensis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton