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Taxon: Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims

 
Genus: Thunbergia
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Thunbergioideae
Nomen number: 36599
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 52: t. 2591. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Jun-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) 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
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  2. Cabrera, A. L., dir. 1977-. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, República Argentina.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  5. Daniel, T. F. 1997. Catalog of the Acanthaceae of Belize with taxonomic and phytogeographic notes. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 21:171.
  6. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  7. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  13. Oliver, D. et al., eds. v. 1-3, & W. T. Thiselton Dyer et al., eds. v. 4-10. 1868-1937. Flora of tropical Africa.
  14. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia. Note: mentions as ornamental
  15. Pullaiah, T. et al. 1997-1998. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India).
  16. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district. Note: naturalized
  17. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  18. Troupin, G. 1978-. Flore du Rwanda.
  19. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993-. Flora Madhya Pradesh.
  20. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/acanthaceae/thunbergia-alata/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  21. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  22. Wasshausen, D. C. 1998. Acanthaceae of the Southeastern United States. Castanea 63:101.
  23. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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.
  • 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=36599. Accessed 22 September 2019.