Taxon: Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees

 
Genus: Andrographis
Family: Acanthaceae
  Subfamily: Acanthoideae
      Tribe: Andrographideae
Nomen number: 414228
Place of publication: Pl. asiat. rar. 3:116. 1832
Name Verified on: 12-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Feb-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):119. 1999; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Indochina
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: West Indies
    • Mesoamerica: Central America

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: West Indies
    • Mesoamerica: Central America

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Bensky, D., A. Gamble, & T. J. Kaptchuk Chinese herbal medicine: Materia medica, rev. ed. 1993 (Chin Herb Med)
  • Cheung, Siu-cheong & Ning-hon Li, eds. Chinese medicinal herbs of Hong Kong. 1978- (Chin Med Herb HK)
  • Chopra, D. & D. Simon The Chopra Center herbal handbook: forty natural prescriptions for perfect health. 2000 (Chopra Herbal)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Medicinal plants in China: a selection of 150 commonly used species. WHO Regional Publications, Western Pacific Series no. 2. 1989 (Med Pl China)
  • Janick, J. & J. Simon, eds. Advances in new crops. 1990 (Adv New Crops)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Mills, S. & K. Bone Principles and practice of phytotherapy: modern herbal medicine. 1999 (Prin Phytotherapy)
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):119.
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.