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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Michoacán de Ocampo, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Merida]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [La Paz]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay [Alto Paraná]


References:

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

Check other web resources for Hypoestes phyllostachya Baker :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19625. Accessed 17 July 2019.