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Angadenia berteroi

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Angadenia
Species: berteroi

Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive olddude On Jul 28, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

Considered native and extant in the lower Florida Keys. Synonyms: Rhabdadenia corallicola. State of Florida Status: Threatened

Neutral Floridian On Jan 11, 2005, Floridian from Lutz, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Angadenia berteroi is a vinelike, herbaceous perennial that grows from 8 to 30 inches tall, often branching towards the top. The leaves are opposite, linear oblong with slightly curled under margins. Bright yellow, trumpet shaped flowers appear all year, often singly or just a few at a time near the tips of the branches. The sap of this plant can cause severe eye irratation and mild skin rashes on sensitive people.

Its natural habitat is pinelands of southern Florida, The Bahamas, Cuba and Hispaniola.

Due to habitat destruction this plant is on the Florida Endangered Species list though it is still found to be locally common in some areas.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida

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