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Taxon: Odontonema callistachyum (Schltdl. & Cham.) Kuntze

 
Genus: Odontonema
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Justicieae
Nomen number: 430210
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 2:494. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Chiapas; K. Llamas, pers. comm. (via email on 24 Dec 2002))

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominican Republic


References:

  1. Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85
  2. Breedlove, D. E., ed. 1981-. Flora of Chiapas.
  3. Daniel, T. F. 1995. Revision of Odontonema (Acanthaceae) in Mexico. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 20:154-160.
  4. Daniel, T. F. 1997. Catalog of the Acanthaceae of Belize with taxonomic and phytogeographic notes. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 21:169.
  5. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  6. Liogier, H. A. 1981-. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  7. Llamas, K. A. 2003. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation
  8. Llamas, K. 2002. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  9. Nelson, C. H. N. 2008. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Honduras Note: Secretaría de Recursos Naturales y Ambiente, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  10. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991-. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes.
  11. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  12. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Odontonema callistachyum (Schltdl. & Cham.) Kuntze :

  • 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=430210. Accessed 20 October 2019.