catclawvine
Macfadyena unguis-cati (L.) GentryBignoniaceae

common name synonyms: claw vine, cat's-claw, catclaw-creeper, catclaw-trumpet, funnel-creeper

scientific name synonyms: Bignonia unguis-cati, B. tweedieana Lindl., Doxantha unguis-cati, Batocydia unguis-cati (L.) Mart. ex Britt.

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Scrophulariales

growth form: vine

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: West Indies, Mexico (Central America), South America

notes: introduced and invasive in the U.S. (PUSDA)

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth