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Dicliptera sexangularis (Sixangle foldwing)
Cressler, Alan

Dicliptera sexangularis

Dicliptera sexangularis (L.) Juss.

Sixangle foldwing

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

Synonym(s): Diapedium assurgens, Dicliptera assurgens, Dicliptera assurgens var. vahliana, Dicliptera vahliana, Justicia assurgens

USDA Symbol: DISE9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

 

From the Image Gallery

3 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: FL , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC UPL FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Dicliptera sexangularis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dicliptera sexangularis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dicliptera sexangularis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-03-31
Research By: TWC Staff

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