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Amphitecna latifolia

Amphitecna latifolia (Mill.) A.H. Gentry

Black Calabash, Black-calabash

Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper family)

Synonym(s): Enallagma latifolia

USDA Symbol: AMLA4

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Size Notes: Up to about 30 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: FL
Native Habitat: Understory in tropical hammocks.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU
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.

Web Reference

Webref 141 - Amphitecna latifolia Fact Sheet (1993) US Forest Service
Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-06-28
Research By: CBR

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