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Scientific or common name:

Pithecoctenium crucigerum (L.) A.H. Gentry

BIGNONIACEAE Family selection - Trumpet-creeper family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Pithecoctenium crucigerum (L.) A.H. Gentry Taxon selection
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Monkey's-comb
en English name: monkey's-comb
English name: monkey's-hairbrush
Spanish name: peine de mico

Grown habit: Vine
Duration: Perennial



Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Genus: Pithecoctenium

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)
USA (Florida)

Distributional map for Pithecoctenium crucigerum (L.) A.H. Gentry
Map for Pithecoctenium crucigerum (L.) A.H. Gentry
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Pittosporum acuminatum H. Mann [90]
2) Pittosporum acuminatum H. Mann var. degeneri Sherff [89]
3) Pittosporum acuminatum H. Mann var. leptopodum Sherff [81]
4) Pittosporum acuminatum H. Mann var. waimeanum Sherff [67]
5) Pittosporum amplectens Sherff [82]
6) Pittosporum argentifolium Sherff var. sessile Sherff [97]
7) Pittosporum cauliflorum H. Mann var. pedicellatum Sherff [81]
8) Pittosporum confertiflorum A. Gray var. longipes Sherff [90]
9) Pittosporum flocculosum (Hillebr.) Sherff [162]
10) Pittosporum glabrum Hook. & Arn. var. spathulatum (H. Mann) Sherff [81]

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