Thunbergia battiscombei Turrill, Hooker’s Icon. Pl. 31: , t. 3041 1915. (syn: Thunbergia adjumaensis De Wild.);
Uganda, Kenya, D.R. Congo (Zaire), South Sudan, Ethiopia as per Catalogue of Life;


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Thunbergia Species for ID : Conservatory : Atlanta Botanical Garden : Atlanta, Georgia : 02DEC18 : AK-08 : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3) – 1st image is of this species.

Thunbergia Species seen at the Conservatory.

Could be Thunbergia battiscombei?

I think first image is different from others. 

It’s the same plant. Check the leaves.
First picture taken in low light, the other two with flash.


Sorry, You could be right. I’m not so sure now.


To me sepals and corolla tube look different.  


Yes … Seem to be two different Species. I hadn’t noticed earlier.


Attached image i.e. your first image appears to close to Thunbergia battiscombei as per


On further checking, all images are of Thunbergia battiscombei Turrill



Thunbergia Species seen at the Conservatory.  

Seen during my visit in October, 2018.


Thunbergia erecta,
T. battiscombei,
T. grandiflora (I think the leaves are wrong or this plus the flower on yours appears smaller),
T.  holstii (I think your blooms are a more pale purple than this one)
Had this already been identified previously?
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Thanks, … These two images are from a different species.
Thanks, … It does not match with any other species. It is T. battiscombei only as per Wikimedia Commons and as per

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