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Pereskia aculeata Mill.
Lemonvine, Barbados gooseberry

Pereskia aculeata
Copyright by: Etienne Hernandez-Perez, 2017
Persisting from cultivation, Simpson Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida
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Family: Cactaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Probably South America; 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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Other data on Pereskia aculeata available from :

Pereskia aculeata has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Simpson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Pereskia aculeata has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Pereskia aculeata has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Pereskia aculeata
Copyright by: Etienne Hernandez-Perez, 2017
Persisting from cultivation, Simpson Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida
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Pereskia aculeata
Copyright by: Etienne Hernandez-Perez, 2017
Persisting from cultivation, Simpson Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Pereskia aculeata
Copyright by: Etienne Hernandez-Perez, 2017
Persisting from cultivation, Simpson Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Pereskia aculeata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Descourtilz, M.E., Flore m├ędicale des Antilles, vol. 4: t. 294 (1827) [J.T. Descourtilz]