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Taxon: Thunbergia mysorensis (Wight) T. Anderson

Genus: Thunbergia
Family: Acanthaceae subfamily: Thunbergioideae. Also placed in: Thunbergiaceae
Nomen number: 36611
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9:448. 1867 (R. H. Beddome, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 25:222. 1865, nom. nud.)
Comment: lack of valid publication by Beddome verified from original literature
Name verified on: 09-Jun-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-Sep-2006
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide F Ceylon)

Distributional range:

    Indian Subcontinent: India [s.]

  • also cultivated in tropics


  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.


Check other web resources for Thunbergia mysorensis (Wight) T. Anderson:

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  • 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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