Thunbergia annua

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Thunbergia annua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Thunbergia
Species:T. annua
Binomial name
Thunbergia annua
Hochst.
Synonyms [1]
  • Thunbergia ruspoliiLindau

Thunbergia annua (known as annual thunbergia) is a herbaceous upright plant, in the genus Thunbergia , and is native to northeastern Africa. [2] Although it has not been found there, it is a considered a potentially invasive weed in Queensland, Australia. [3]

<i>Thunbergia</i> genus of plants

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References

  1. "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species" . Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  2. African Plants Database , retrieved 27 March 2015
  3. Thunbergia annua, The State of Queensland (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries), retrieved 27 March 2015