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The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionEvergreen herbaceous shrub with an erect stem (0.5–2 m high), and with spines (3–5 mm...
The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionEvergreen fast-growing herb (to 2 m high); stems slender, square-shaped in...
The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionSoft woody branching herb or small tree (1–4 m tall) with dense foliage; stems and...
The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionDeciduous tree (sheds all or most of its leaves at the end of the growing season), up...
S. hirsuta is an herbaceous plant native to the Americas. It has been introduced into several countries in Asia, Africa and Oceania where it has...
The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionAnnual herbaceous shrub, slightly woody at the base [1.5–2 (–3) m...
The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionSpreading evergreen herbaceous vine with dark green, hairless stems (to 1.5 m long)...
S. septemtrionalis is a leafy shrub or small tree which abundantly produces seeds that are easily dispersed by humans (machinery and vehicles), birds...
The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionSucculent shrub or small tree (2–4 m tall) with several main branches arising from the...
The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionEvergreen, hardly branching shrub [2–4 (–6) m tall].OriginCosta Rica, El Salvador,...

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