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Taxon: Thunbergia grandiflora Roxb.

Genus: Thunbergia
Family: Acanthaceae subfamily: Thunbergioideae. Also placed in: Thunbergiaceae
Nomen number: 36606
Place of publication: J. Bellenden Ker, Bot. Reg. 6: t. 495. 1820 (Hort. bengal. 45. 1814, nom. nud.)
Comment: for discussion of authorship see Edinburgh J. Bot. 51:176. 1994
Name verified on: 09-Jun-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Nov-2007
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India [n.e.]; Nepal
    Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion; Seychelles
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Singapore
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia [n.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Northwestern Pacific: Palau
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Samoa
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname
    Western South America: Ecuador

      Adventive:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala

      Cultivated:
  • also widely cultivated

References:

  • Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85.
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. 1981–. Flora of Chiapas.
  • Burger, W. C., ed. 1971–. Flora costaricensis.
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • 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. [lists as T. grandiflora (Roxb. ex Rottler) Roxb.].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. [lists as T. grandiflora (Roxb. ex Rottler) Roxb.].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1993. Flora of Micronesia, 5: Bignoniaceae-Rubiaceae. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 81:41. [lists as T. grandiflora (Roxb. ex Rottler) Roxb.].
  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Meyer, J.-Y. & C. Lavergne. 2004. Beautés fatales: Acanthaceae species as invasive alien plants on tropical Indo-Pacific islands. Diversity & Distrib. 10:333–347.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova. [lists as T. grandiflora (Roxb. ex Rottler) Roxb.].
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993–. Flora Madhya Pradesh.
  • Wasshausen, D. C. 1998. Acanthaceae of the Southeastern United States. Castanea 63:101. [lists as T. grandiflora (Roxb. ex Rottler) Roxb.].
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1994. Notes relating to the flora of Bhutan: XXIX. Acanthaceae, with special reference to Strobilanthes. Edinburgh J. Bot. 51:176.
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