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Argyreia nervosa
Elephant creeper


Argyreia nervosa
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Smith, J.E., Icones pictae plantarum rariorum, t. 17 (1790) [J.E. Smith]

Família/Family: Convolvulaceae

Grupo/Group: Dicotiledónea/Dicotyledon.

Forma de vida/Life form: Trepadora/Vine

Duración de vida/Lifespan: Perenne/Perennial.

Sustrato/Substrate: Terrestre/Terrestrial.

Distribución nativa/Native range: Nativa del Viejo Mundo (Asia [India]). / Native to the Old World (Asia [India]).

Mapa de ubicaciones / Map of locations


ESTATUS EN LA ISLA DE PUERTO RICO/STATUS ON THE ISLAND OF PUERTO RICO
Presencia/Occurence: Presente/Present.

Origen/Origin: No nativo, naturalizado/Not native, naturalized.

Historia y distribución/History and distribution: Cited as cultivated in Puerto Rico in the Flora of the West Indies (Acevedo-Rodríguez & Strong 2015), but as naturalized by Axelrod (2011) in the Southeastern Foothills and the Eastern Cordillera (Aguas Buenas).

TAXONOMÍA/TAXONOMY
Nombre científico con autores/Scientific name with authors: Argyreia nervosa (Burm.f.) Bojer

Sinónimos/Synonyms: Convolvulus nervosus Burm. f.


Elevaciones/Elevations:
Elevaciones Bajas: < 500 m / Low Elevations: < 500 m


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Argyreia nervosa
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Smith, J.E., Icones pictae plantarum rariorum, t. 17 (1790) [J.E. Smith]
Argyreia nervosa
Copyright by: Alicie Warren, 2018
Naturalized, Matheson Hammock Park, Florida
Argyreia nervosa
Copyright by: Alicie Warren, 2018
Naturalized, Matheson Hammock Park, Florida