Martynia annua L.Martyniaceae

common name synonyms: iceplant, small-fruit devil's-claw, tiger's-claw, una de gato

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Scrophulariales

growth form: herb

life history: annual, 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: Central America

notes: weedy and thus naturalized throughout the tropics!!

invasiveness notes: benign

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