Genus: Leptostachya Nees

Possible synonym of: Justicia L.

Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Justicieae
Genus number: 6732
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) over the earlier homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) Leptostachia Adans., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. Taxon 60:1211. Note: conservation recommended
  2. Brummitt, R. K. 2007. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 59. Taxon 56:1289. Note: conservation recommended
  3. Deng, Y.-F. & N.-H. Xia. 2005. (1668) Proposal to conserve the name Leptostachya Nees (Acanthaceae) against Leptostachia Adans. (Phrymaceae) with a conserved type. Taxon 54:192-193. Note: accepts
  4. Hansen, B. 1985. A taxonomic revision of the Asian genus Leptostachya (Acanthaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 5:469. Note: accepts
  5. Hansen, B. 1985. XI. Studies on the Acanthaceae of Thailand. Fl. Males. Bull. 9:177. Note: accepts
  6. Scotland, R. W. & K. Vollesen. 2000. Classification of Acanthaceae. Kew Bull. 55:586. Note: = Justicia L.
  7. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van. 1987. Checklist of generic names in Malesian botany Note: accepts

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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 3 June 2020.