African Plant Database


Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : ACANTHACEAE
Protologue : Symb. Bot. (Vahl) 2: 15 (1791)
Information on the genus : Justicia
Basionym : Dianthera americana var. flava Forssk.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dianthera flava (Forssk.) Vahl (1790)
 Adhatoda flava (Forssk.) Nees
 Dianthera americana var. flava Forssk. (1775)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Adhatoda sulcata (Vahl) Nees
=Dianthera sulcata Vahl
=Justicia sulcata (Vahl) Vahl
=Carima sulcata (Vahl) Raf.
=Adhatoda major Nees
=Justicia major (Nees) T. Anderson
=Justicia nelsonioides Fiori (1915)
=Justicia palustris (Hochst.) T. Anderson
=Adhatoda palustris (Hochst.) Nees
=Tyloglossa palustris Hochst.
=Justicia smithii S. Moore
=Adhatoda suaveolens Nees
=Justicia suaveolens (Nees) Lindau
=Gendarussa palustris Hochst.
=Tyloglossa acuminata (Nees) Hochst.
=Adhatoda acuminata Nees
=Adhatoda minor Nees
=Justicia minor (Nees) T. Anderson (1864)
=Tyloglossa major Hochst.
=Adhatoda fasciata Nees (1847)
=*Justicia fasciata E. Mey.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Dwarf shrub, Herb- Ht 0.1 - 1 m. Alt: 25 - 1400 m. Distribution: BOT, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Acanthaceae (2) : 532 (2010).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 255 (1937).
  • Wild Flrs Rhodesia : (1976).
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 48: t.1898 (1984).
  • Fl. S. Africa 30[3]: 27 (1995).
 
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 28192
 
Record n°28192 modified 2016-06-15
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