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Clock Vine

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FAMILY Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)  Other Plants in the Acanthus Family
HABIT Vine
RANGE India (Nilgiri Hills)
LEAF TYPE Evergreen
FLOWERS Yellow;brown (;brownish-red)
FOLIAGE COLOR Green
LANDSCAPE USES This evergreen, woody-stemmed climber comes from tropical mountains in the south of India and thrives in frost-free conditions similar to that of its homeland. It reaches 20 ft (6 m) and has narrow green leaves. The pendent flower spikes are a cheerful combination of brownish red and yellow, and appear from spring to fall (autumn).
BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION Twinning climber to 6m. Stems woody. Leave 10-15cm, narrowly elliptic, apex acuminate, base obtuse to cuneate, margin toothed, glabrate, 3-veined; petiole 0.5-3.75cm. Flowers in pendent racemes; bracts 2.5cm, green-purple; cal. a minute rim; cor. 3.75cm, 5cm across at apex, tube yellow, lobes red-brown.
HARDINESS USDA Zone 10 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SUN REQUIREMENTS Full Sun, Partial Shade
Location Map for Thunbergia mysorensis (Clock Vine)
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Individual Location for Thunbergia mysorensis:
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Year Location
060919*1 2006 Tropical Conservatory

 

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  FLOWERING:
When Thunbergia mysorensis has been observed flowering
at Denver Botanic Gardens
 
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2014
2012
2011
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2008

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