African Plant Database

Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Protologue : Symb. Bot. (Vahl) 2: 15 (1791) 
Information on the genus : Justicia
Basionym : Dianthera americana var. flava Forssk.
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
=Dianthera sulcata Vahl
=Justicia sulcata (Vahl) Vahl
=Carima sulcata (Vahl) Raf.
=Adhatoda sulcata (Vahl) Nees
=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).
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:126 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 350

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 255 (1937).
  • PLOWES D.C.H. (1976). Wild Flowers of Rhodesia. A guide to some of the common wild flowers of Rhodesia. Longman Rhodesi
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 48: t.1898 (1984).
  • MARLOTH, HERMANN WILHELM RUDOLF (1995). Flora of Southern Africa with Synoptical Tables of the Genera of Higher Plants. Capetown 30[3]: 27
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Record n°28192 modified 2016-06-15
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