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 Changed: 18-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

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

    • Indian Subcontinent: India

  • Naturalized:

    • :
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. 1971- (F Senegal)
  • Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. 1976 (F Swazi)
  • 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. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. 1979-1982 (L Micrones)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Kiew, R. & K. Volleson 1997. Asystasia (Acanthaceae) in Malaysia Kew Bull. 52:969.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. 1983 (F TamilC)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus Regnum Veg. 119:36.
  • Ross, J. The flora of Natal. 1972 (F Natal)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Wasshausen, D. C. 1998. Acanthaceae of the Southeastern United States (Castanea) 63:111.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anderson :

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image