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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. Last Changed: 10-May-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Misiones] Paraguay [Alto Parana]


    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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Cabrera, A. L., dir. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, República Argentina. (F Jujuy)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  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). (L Brasil Online)
  6. Graham, V. A. W. 1988. Delimitation and infra-generic classification of Justicia (Acanthaceae) Kew Bull. 43:616.
  7. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  10. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  11. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=315448. Accessed 15 November 2018.