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Taxon: Aphelandra aurantiaca Lindl.

 
Genus: Aphelandra
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Acantheae
Nomen number: 3686
Place of publication: Edwards's Bot. Reg. 31: t. 12. 1845
Link to protologue:
Comment: for authorship see Contr UMichH 21:164. 1997
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-2010 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)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (n.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Daniel, T. F. 1991. A revision of Aphelandra (Acanthaceae) in Mexico. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 47:248-252. Note: lists as Aphelandra aurantiaca (Scheidw.) Lindl.
  2. Daniel, T. F. 1997. Catalog of the Acanthaceae of Belize with taxonomic and phytogeographic notes. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 21:164.
  3. Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. Note: lists as Aphelandra aurantiaca (Scheidw.) Lindl.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: lists as Aphelandra aurantiaca (Scheidw.) Lindl.
  5. Wasshausen, D. C. 1975. The genus Aphelandra (Acanthaceae). Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 18:55. Note: lists as Aphelandra aurantiaca (Scheidw.) Lindl.

Check other web resources for Aphelandra aurantiaca Lindl. :

  • 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=3686. Accessed 17 July 2019.