Genus: Anthacanthus Nees

Synonym of: Oplonia Raf.

Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Justicieae
Genus number: 27558
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: an illegitimate, superfluous name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52) for Oplonia Raf.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Scotland, R. W. & K. Vollesen. 2000. Classification of Acanthaceae. Kew Bull. 55:582. Note: accepts
  2. Stearn, W. T. 1971. A survey of the tropical genera Oplonia and Psilanthele (Acanthaceae). Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 4:259-323. Note: = Oplonia Raf.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 4 April 2020.