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Taxon: Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anderson

Genus: Asystasia
Family: Acanthaceae subfamily: Acanthoideae tribe: Justicieae.
Nomen number: 411162
Place of publication: G. H. K. Thwaites & J. D. Hooker, Enum. pl. zeyl. 235. 1860
Name verified on: 19-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Mar-2003
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo; Swaziland
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • naturalized in Malesia, tropical America, & Oceania

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62.
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Berhaut, J. 1971–. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  • Compton, R. H. 1976. The flora of Swaziland.
  • Daniel, T. F. 1997. Catalog of the Acanthaceae of Belize with taxonomic and phytogeographic notes. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 21:164.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979–1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Kiew, R. & K. Volleson. 1997. Asystasia (Acanthaceae) in Malaysia. Kew Bull. 52:969.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:36.
  • Ross, J. 1972. The flora of Natal.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Wasshausen, D. C. 1998. Acanthaceae of the Southeastern United States. Castanea 63:111.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
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  • Google Images 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?411162 (24 April 2014)

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