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Taxon: Acanthus ilicifolius L.

 
Genus: Acanthus
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Acantheae
Nomen number: 1079
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:639. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 05-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native (s.e. Africa to Malaysia - Philippines & Australia)

References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967-. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances.
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Acanthus+ilicifolius&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Harvey, W. H. & O. W. Sonder, eds. v. 1-3; W. T. Thiselton Dyer & A. W. Hill, eds. v. 4-7. 1860-1993. Flora capensis Note: v. 1-3:1860-1865; v. 4-7:1896-1933
  6. Hooker, J. D. 1872-1897. Flora of British India
  7. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  8. Oliver, D. et al., eds. v. 1-3, & W. T. Thiselton Dyer et al., eds. v. 4-10. 1868-1937. Flora of tropical Africa.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Acanthus ilicifolius L. :

  • 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.

Images:

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1079. Accessed 18 July 2019.