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Thunbergia erecta (Benth.) T. Anderson
Bush clockvine

Thunbergia erecta
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Acanthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Old World (western Africa). Widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized.

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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Thunbergia erecta has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Thunbergia erecta has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Thunbergia erecta
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Thunbergia erecta
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr