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Useful Tropical Plants

Thunbergia aurea

N.E.Br.

Acanthaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Thunbergia aurea

General Information

Thunbergia aurea is a perennial plant with more or less scrambling stems; it can grow 15 - 60cm tall[
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Title
African Flowering Plants Database
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http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
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Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
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Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
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The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a food.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southern Africa - Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, S. Africa.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height0.50 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Leaves - cooked and eaten as a vegetable[
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Title
Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
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http://www.prota.org
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An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
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Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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