Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Thunbergia alata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
  • Common name : Black-eyed Susan Vine
  • Collection Nos : CJS 15047, CJS 15561
  • Key identification features : A slender climber with simple opposite, narrowly heart-shaped leaves. Flowers are large (2.5-3 cm. across), showy, brown-centred with a pair of broad wing-like structures outside sepals. Fruit is a few-seeded capsule.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • Comments : Often planted in gardens
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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