Taxon: Thunbergia grandiflora Roxb.

 
Genus: Thunbergia
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Thunbergioideae
Nomen number: 36606
Place of publication: J. Bellenden Ker, Bot. Reg. 6: t. 495. 1820 (Hort. bengal. 45. 1814, nom. nud.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: for discussion of authorship see Edinburgh J. Bot. 51:176. 1994
Typification:
Name Verified on: 09-Jun-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Nov-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.e.), Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar


    Cultivated (also widely cult.)

    Adventive

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


    Naturalized

    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


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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?36606. Accessed 23 May 2018.