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Taxon: Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine

 
Genus: Hygrophila
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Ruellieae
Nomen number: 100678
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 16:172. 1962
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Aug-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Zaire


References:

  1. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  2. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  3. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa Flora of Himachal Pradesh. (F Himachal)
  4. Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. (F Swazi)
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  9. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  14. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus Regnum Veg. 119:40.
  15. Pullaiah, T. et al. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India). (F Andhra Prad)
  16. Ross, J. The flora of Natal. (F Natal)
  17. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  18. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. (F Madhya Prad)

Check other web resources for Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?id=100678. Accessed 12 November 2018.