Turnera triglandulosa - Millsp.

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PASSIFLORACEAE formerly TURNERACEAE

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The Plant List has labeled Turnera triglandulosa as an unresolved name due to insufficient data

Very rare
Endemic

The holotype for this plant was collected by C. F. Millspaugh in 1899/2/9 on Cayman Brac.
This plant was found in the East End area of Grand Cayman, prior to this, it was only found and collected West of Cayman Brac.

Euptoieta hegesia / Mexican Fritillary caterpillar feeding

Flowering time; At maturity and onward.

Distribution; GC, CB, LC

Habitat; Dry woodland

Status; Very rare and at high risk. It is on the IUCN Red List of threatened Species, more data is needed.

Notes; Horticulture potential; This ever blooming perennial bush will get to be 3'H X 2.5'W, it is upright and doesn't overly re-seed. It will attract many butterflies to your garden. This drought and salt tolerant small bush is low care, It will prefer a part shade location. The blooms will be open in the morning light but it will close in the full sun.

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