African Plant Database

Justicia betonica L.
Information on the genus : Justicia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ecbolium betonica (L.) Kuntze
 Adhatoda betonica (L.) Nees
 Nicoteba betonica (L.) Lindau
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dicliptera trinervia (Vahl) Juss.
=Adhatoda trinervia (Vahl) Nees
=Nicoteba trinervia (Vahl) Lindau
=Justicia trinervia Vahl
=Justicia betonicoides C.B. Clarke
=Adhatoda cheiranthifolia Nees
=Justicia cheiranthifolia (Nees) C.B. Clarke
=Justicia pallidior (Nees) C.B. Clarke
=Adhatoda variegata var. pallidior Nees
=Justicia uninervis S. Moore
=Adhatoda lupulina Nees
=Adhatoda variegata Nees
=Justicia variegata (Nees) Martelli (1888)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Dwarf shrub, Herb- Ht 0.15 - 1 m. Alt: 20 - 1655 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Acanthaceae (2) : 549 (2010).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 50: t.1969 (1988).
  • Fl. S. Africa 30[3]: 23-25 (1995).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 485 (1997).
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