*Dolichandra unguis-cati (Linnaeus) L.G. Lohmann. Phen: Apr. Hab: Disturbed areas, fruit groves, hammock edges, cultivated and naturalized. Dist: Native of tropical America. This vine is introduced and naturalized in s. and e. GA (Jones & Coile 1988) and is locally commonly naturalized in Charleston, SC.
Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics
Synonymy: = Fl6, K4, WI, Lohmann & Taylor (2014); = Bignonia unguis-cati L.; = Macfadyena unguis-cati (L.) A.H.Gentry – Bah, K1, K3, WH3, Krings & Braham (2004), Manning (2000); = n/a – RAB