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Duranta erecta L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Duranta L. (タイワンレンギョウ)


One non-native species reported from this genus
Taiwanrenghou (タイワンレンギョウ, 台湾連翹), sky flower, or golden dew drop
Lifeform: evergreen shrub up to 6 m tall
Distribution: native to Mexico and the tropical South America

→ invasive to Australia, China, South Africa, etc.

Habitat: disturbed sites
Flower: violet, white, etc.
Fruit: globose yellow or orange berry (→ animal dispersal)
Use: gardening
Synonyms:

Duranta repens L.

Cultivars: alba, aurea, geisha girl, lime, Takarazuka, variegata, etc.
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Duranta erecta in Japan


ST1 ST2 ST3
[1-3] adjacent to Kanda River, Tokyo, on December 17 2016.

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