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Taxon: Justicia carnea Lindl.

 
Genus: Justicia
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Justicieae
Nomen number: 315448
Place of publication: Edwards's Bot. Reg. 17: t. 1397. 1831
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Brazilian-plume  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • flamingo-flower  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • king's-crown  (Source: Trop Flow Pl) - English
  • plumeflower  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • brasilianische Justizie  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • vara de la justicia  (Source: F Jujuy) - Spanish
  • praktjakobinia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Misiones] Paraguay [Alto Paraná]


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Reunion

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia


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. Cabrera, A. L., dir. 1977-. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, República Argentina.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Ezcurra, C. 2002. El género Justicia (Acanthaceae) en Sudamérica austral. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 89:240-241.
  5. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  6. Graham, V. A. W. 1988. Delimitation and infra-generic classification of Justicia (Acanthaceae). Kew Bull. 43:616.
  7. Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezuela.
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). URL: http://www.hear.org/pier/species/justicia_carnea.htm target='_blank'
  10. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  11. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Llamas, K. A. 2003. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation
  14. Meyer, J.-Y. & C. Lavergne. 2004. Beautés fatales: Acanthaceae species as invasive alien plants on tropical Indo-Pacific islands. Diversity & Distrib. 10:333-347.
  15. Wasshausen, D. C. & J. R. I. Wood. 2004. Acanthaceae of Bolivia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 49:55.

Check other web resources for Justicia carnea Lindl. :

  • 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=315448. Accessed 20 November 2019.