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Taxon: Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims

Genus: Thunbergia
Family: Acanthaceae subfamily: Thunbergioideae. Also placed in: Thunbergiaceae
Nomen number: 36599
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 52: t. 2591. 1825
Name verified on: 09-Jun-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Jun-2006
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • black-eyed-Susan-vine   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • yi ye shan qian niu   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • Suzanne aux yeux noirs   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French
  • schwarzäugige Susanne   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • yahazu-kazura   (Source: F Okin ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • ojitos negros   (Source: F Jujuy ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Rwanda
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique
    Southern Africa: Botswana; South Africa - Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated in tropics

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62.
  • Cabrera, A. L., dir. 1977–. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, Republica Argentina.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Daniel, T. F. 1997. Catalog of the Acanthaceae of Belize with taxonomic and phytogeographic notes. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 21:171.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Oliver, D. et al., eds. v. 1-3, & W. T. Thiselton Dyer et al., eds. v. 4-10. 1868–1937. Flora of tropical Africa.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia. [mentions as ornamental].
  • Pullaiah, T. et al. 1997–1998. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India).
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district. [naturalized].
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Troupin, G. 1978–. Flore du Rwanda.
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993–. Flora Madhya Pradesh.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Wasshausen, D. C. 1998. Acanthaceae of the Southeastern United States. Castanea 63:101.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Check other web resources for Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • 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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