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Taxon: Aphelandra squarrosa Nees

 
Genus: Aphelandra
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Acantheae
Nomen number: 403691
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 9:89. 1847
Link to protologue:
Comment: an illegitimate, superfluous name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52) for Ruellia comosaVell. (1829)
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia. Note: mentions as ornamental
  7. Wasshausen, D. C. 1975. The genus Aphelandra (Acanthaceae). Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 18:108-110.

Check other web resources for Aphelandra squarrosa Nees :

  • 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=403691. Accessed 20 August 2019.