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Taxon: Peristrophe roxburghiana (Roem. & Schult.) Bremek.

Genus: Peristrophe
Family: Acanthaceae subfamily: Acanthoideae tribe: Justicieae.
Nomen number: 100713
Place of publication: Acta Bot. Neerl. 4:656. 1955
Name verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.


Distributional range:

    Asia [Assam to Ceylon - Malaysia - s.e. Asia]


  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India. [= Peristrophe tinctoria].


Check other web resources for Peristrophe roxburghiana (Roem. & Schult.) Bremek.:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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