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Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br.
Protologue : Voy. Abyss. 63 (1814)
Information on the genus : Hypoestes
Basionym : Justicia forskaolii Vahl
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Justicia forskaolii Vahl
 Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) Sol. ex Roem. & Schult. (1985)
 Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br. subsp. forskaolii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hypoestes rothii T. Anderson (1863)
=Justicia paniculata Forssk.
=Hypoestes paniculata (Forssk.) Schweinf.
=Hypoestes verticillaris auct.
=Hypoestes forskaolii var. canescens Franch. (1882)
=Hypoestes forskaolii var. grandifolia Gilli
=Hypoestes verticillaris var. latifolia (Hochst. ex Nees) Benoist
=Hypoestes latifolia Hochst. ex Nees
=Hypoestes mlanjensis C.B. Clarke
=Hypoestes mollis T. Anderson
=Hypoestes verticillaris var. mollis (T. Anderson) Benoist
=Hypoestes preussii Lindau
=Hypoestes tanganyikensis C.B. Clarke
=Hypoestes violaceotincta Lindau
=Hypoestes depauperata Lindau (1894)
Taxon infra-specific
Hypoestes forskaolii subsp. hildebrandtii (Lindau) I. Darbysh. (2010)
Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br. subsp. forskaolii
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.2 - 1 m. Alt: 3 - 1950 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Acanthaceae (2) : 726 (2010).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1899). Flora of Tropical Africa 5: 249 
  • S. African J. Bot. 51: 141-144 (1985).

Bibliography other :
  • Kew Bull. 70: 44/7 (2015)
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carte afrique num 29728
Record n°29728
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