Taxon: Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims

 
Genus: Thunbergia
Family: Acanthaceae
  Subfamily: Thunbergioideae
Nomen number: 36599
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 52: t. 2591. 1825
Name Verified on: 09-Jun-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Jun-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • black-eyed-Susan-vine  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Suzanne aux yeux noirs  (Source: Zander ed17) - French
  • schwarzäugige Susanne  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • yahazu-kazura  (Source: F Okin) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ojitos negros  (Source: F Jujuy) - Spanish
  • yi ye shan qian niu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Jujuy)
  • Weed: (fide F Viti; F Ceylon)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; South Africa - Cape Province, - KwaZulu-Natal, - Transvaal; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Rwanda

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

    Cultivated:

    . also cult. in tropics

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  • Cabrera, A. L., dir. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, República Argentina. 1977- (F Jujuy)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. 1953-1972 (F EthiopCuf)
  • Daniel, T. F. 1997. Catalog of the Acanthaceae of Belize with taxonomic and phytogeographic notes Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 21:171.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. 1983 (F TamilC)
  • Oliver, D. et al., eds. v. 1-3, & W. T. Thiselton Dyer et al., eds. v. 4-10. Flora of tropical Africa. 1868-1937 (F TAfr)
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  • Pullaiah, T. et al. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India). 1997-1998 (F Andhra Prad)
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. 1976 (F Hassan)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Troupin, G. Flore du Rwanda. 1978- (F Rwanda)
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. 1993- (F Madhya Prad)
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Wasshausen, D. C. 1998. Acanthaceae of the Southeastern United States (Castanea) 63:101.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.