Taxon: Hypoestes phyllostachya Baker

 
Genus: Hypoestes
Family: Acanthaceae
  Subfamily: Acanthoideae
      Tribe: Justicieae
Nomen number: 19625
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22:511. 1887
Name Verified on: 26-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Weed: (fide F Chiapas)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Michoacan, - Oaxaca, - Queretaro, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Puerto Rico
    • Central America: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras
    • Northern South America: Venezuela - Merida
    • Southern South America: Paraguay - Alto Parana
    • Western South America: Bolivia - La Paz

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. 1981- (F Chiapas)
  • Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. 1971- (F CostaR)
  • Daniel, T. F. 2010. Catalog of Guatemalan Acanthaceae: taxonomy, ecology and conservation Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 61:291-379.
  • Daniel, T. F. 2001. Catalog of Acanthaceae in El Salvador Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 23:115-137.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. 2008 (L Venez ed2)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. 1984- (F PuertoR)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Nelson, C. H. N. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Honduras. 2008 (L Honduras)
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. 1991- (F Bajio)
  • Wasshausen, D. C. & J. R. I. Wood 2004. Acanthaceae of Bolivia Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 49:41.
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Hypoestes phyllostachya Baker :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.