Taxon: Pachystachys coccinea (Aubl.) Nees

 
Genus: Pachystachys
Family: Acanthaceae
  Subfamily: Acanthoideae
      Tribe: Justicieae
Nomen number: 100686
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 11:319. 1847
Comment: non Pachystachys coccinea auct. (= P. spicata (Ruiz & Pav.) Wassh.)
Name Verified on: 24-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Trop Flow Pl)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Amazonas, - Para, - Amapa, - Rondonia
    • Northern South America: French Guiana
    • Western South America: Peru - Madre de Dios, - San Martin

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

    Cultivated:

    . also cult. in tropics

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. 1979-1982 (L Micrones)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  • Wasshausen, D. C. 1986. The systematics of the genus Pachystachys (Acanthaceae) Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 99:183-185.

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Pachystachys coccinea (Aubl.) Nees :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.