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Tetraclea coulteri (Coulter's wrinklefruit)
Nugent, Louis R

Tetraclea coulteri

Tetraclea coulteri A. Gray

Coulter's Wrinklefruit

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

Synonym(s): Tetraclea coulteri var. angustifolia

USDA Symbol: TECO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

This species is a member of the verbena family (family Verbenaceae), which includes about 75 genera and 3,000 species of herbs, shrubs, and trees, mostly of tropical and warm temperate regions. Among them, teak is a highly prized furniture wood, and Vervain, Lantana, Lippia or Frog Fruit are grown as ornamentals.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Shape: Obovate
Leaf Pubescence: Puberulent
Inflorescence: Cyme
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Cream colored tinged with red.

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-09-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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