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Cultivated for its large showy flowers in Karachi and elsewhere.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 71 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Description

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A glabrous, upright, upto 1.25 m tall undershrub. Leaves late-ovate to elliptic-ovate to obovate, 3-8 x 2-4 cm, basally rounded, distantly serrate, acute, apiculate. Flowers purple-blue to dark blue, up to c. 6 cm long, c. 4 cm across, usually solitary axillary; Bracts 15 x 10 mm, deciduous. Calyx teeth c. 15, subulate, glandular hairy. Corolla tube ± curved yellowish-white or white, glandular hairy outside, lobes subequal, c. 1.5 cm long, obtuse. Staminal filaments glandular-hairy; anthers oblong, c. 4 mm long, bearded, mucronate. Style c. 3.5 cm long; stigma 2-lobed, upper lobe upright, lower patent.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 71 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Distribution

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Distribution: A native of W. Tropical Africa, introduced and widely grown in gardens in tropical countries.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 71 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flower/Fruit

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Fl. Per.: November-March.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 71 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of Pakistan @ eFloras.org
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S. I. Ali & M. Qaiser
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Thunbergia erecta

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Thunbergia erecta is a herbaceous perennial climbing plant species in the genus Thunbergia native to western Africa. Common names include bush clockvine[1], king's-mantle [2] and potato bush.

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Thunbergia erecta: Brief Summary

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Thunbergia erecta is a herbaceous perennial climbing plant species in the genus Thunbergia native to western Africa. Common names include bush clockvine, king's-mantle and potato bush.

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