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Taxon: Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers

 
Genus: Pentas
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Knoxieae
Nomen number: 27317
Place of publication: Voyage au Yemen 142. 1889
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Apr-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Rwanda, Zaire (e.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  4. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  8. Fournet, J. Flore illustree des phanerogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique. 1978 (F GuadMart)
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  10. Lebrun, J.-P. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Republique de Djibouti. (L Djibouti)
  11. Mabberley, D. J. Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses, third edition. 2008 (Mabberleys Pl Book)
  12. Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  13. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  14. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers :

  • 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=27317. Accessed 15 November 2018.