Acanthaceae Juss.

First published in Gen. Pl. [Jussieu] 102. 1789 [4 Aug 1789] (1789)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

  • Avicenniaceae Miq. in Pl. Preiss. [J.G.C.Lehmann] 1: 353. 1845 [14-16 Aug 1845] (1845)nom. cons.

Accepted Genera

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12385

The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook

  • Brummitt, R. K. (2007c). Acanthaceae. In: V. H. Heywood, R. K. Brummitt, A. Culham & O. Seberg (eds), Flowering Plant Families of the World, pp. 23–24. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • McDade, L. A., Daniel, T. F. & Kiel, C. A. (2008). Towards a comprehensive understanding of phylogenetic relationships among lineages of Acanthaceae s.l. (Lamiales). Amer. J. Bot. 95: 1136–1152.
  • Scotland, R. W. & Vollesen, K. (2000). Classification of Acanthaceae. Kew Bull. 55: 513–589.
  • Vollesen, K. (2008). Acanthaceae (Part 1). In: H. J. Beentje & S. A. Ghazanfar (eds), Flora of Tropical East Africa. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Trees of New Guinea

  • Backer, C.A. & Bakhuizen van den Brink Jr., R.C. (1965). Acanthaceae. Fl. Java 2: 544–593.
  • Rogier de Kok (2022). Trees of New Guinea. Timothy M. A. Utteridge and Laura V. S. Jennings (Eds) Kew Publishing. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2022 Jarvis, R.; Groves, K.; Jarvis, R.; Hoggs, R.; Rabehevitra, D.; Randrianasolo, V. [RJ002] Madagascar K001600389 No
Jun 30, 2022 Harris, K.D; Fredriksen, L.K, Dabo, J; Rajaovelona, L; Davies, N; Youssouf [KDH003] Madagascar K001600330 No
Mar 14, 2017 Suddee, S., et al. [2025] Thailand K000939295 No
Mar 14, 2017 Parnell, J.A.N., et al. [2053] Thailand K000939297 No
Mar 14, 2017 Parnell, J.A.N., et al. [2053] Thailand K000939310 No
Nov 1, 2012 Razanajatovo, M.H., et al. [MHR 149] Madagascar K000662383 No
Dec 1, 2007 Nguyen van Du et al. [HNK 1153] Vietnam K000224687 No
Dec 1, 2000 Kamundi, D. [732] Cameroon K000339090 No
Dec 1, 2000 Buzgo, M. [714] Cameroon K000339089 No
May 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9826] Cameroon K000339074 No
May 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9826] Cameroon K000339075 No
Jul 1, 1999 Etuge, M. [3547] Cameroon K000339073 No
Jan 1, 1995 Gereau, R.E. [5667] Cameroon K000029056 No
Jan 1, 1990 Nemba, J. [948] Cameroon K000029266 No
Dec 1, 1974 Letouzey, R. [13415] Cameroon K000029068 No
Souza, V.C. [13823] Brazil K001046318 Yes
Burchell [7654] Brazil K001046313 Yes
Fleury, M. [1350] French Guiana K001046317 Yes
Rico, L.; Avendaño R., R. [2050] Mexico K000266024 No
Harley, R.M. [22313] Brazil K001046304 Yes
Robert, A. [s.n.] Brazil K001046311 Yes
Ganev, W. [536] Brazil K001046307 Yes
Porter, G. [Cat. no. 7489] Malaysia K001127397 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lucas, E.J. [1041] Brazil K001046305 Yes
Cheek, M.; Sama; Ndive, E.; Enow, B. [14117] Cameroon K001518532 Yes
Tadjouteu, F.; Zapfack; Geraldo; Simo [462] Cameroon K001518547 Yes
Ashworth, J.; Ndo, J.; Okon, F.; Anya, S. [245] Cameroon K001518531 Yes
Banze, A.; Osborne, J.; Datizua, C.; Mamba, A.; Mucaleque, P.; Rachide, T.; Magido, A. (guide); Ndala, B. (guide) [AB565] Mozambique K001346734 No
Osborne, J.; Banze, A.; Datizua, C.; Mamba, A.; Mucaleque, P.; Rachide, T.; Magido, A. (guide); Ndala, B. (guide) [JO1754] Mozambique K001346994 No
Mamba, A.; Banze, A.; Datizua, C.; Osborne, J.; Mucaleque, P.; Rachide, T.; Maoji, S.O. (guide); Saide, R.O. (guide) [AM15] Mozambique K001346812 No
Mucaleque, P.; Osborne, J.; Banze, A.; Datizua, C.; Mamba, A.; Rachide, T.; Maoji, S.O. (guide); Saide, R.O. (guide) [PM29] Mozambique K001346875 No
Usteri, A. [230 b] Brazil K001046321 Yes
Tripp, E. [6930] Angola K001341267 Isotype Yes
Merrett, L. [LM1944] Zambia K001572182 Yes
Havinga, A.M.; Iharivolana [AMH 197] Madagascar K001572051 No
Tweedie [771] Brazil K001046319 Yes
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; McRobb, A.; Arroyo, L.; Roth, C. [1496] Bolivia K000295341 No
Harley, R.M. [22313] Brazil K001046302 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [149] Cameroon K000094992 No
Martinelli, G. [13287] Brazil K001046316 Yes
Harley, R.M. [20160] Brazil K001046303 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [8725] Nigeria K:SPC-02922.000 No
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; Malavasi, A.; Viscarra, J.; Remy, F. [1518] Bolivia K000295167 No
Miers, J. [3512] Brazil K001046310 Yes
Usteri, A. [240 a] Brazil K001046320 Yes
Rico, L.; Avendaño R., R. [s.n.] Mexico K000266027 No
s.coll. [1881] Brazil K001046312 Yes
Rico, L.; Avendaño R., R. [2051] Mexico K000266028 No
Laizer et al. [1602] Tanzania K000449706 No
Irwin, H.S. [5490] Brazil K001046309 Yes
Thulin, M.; Bashir A. Mohamed [7045] Somalia K000394868 Type Yes
Morton, J.K. [992] Cameroon K000029267 No
Bauer, P.J. [141] Cameroon K000029268 No
Briggs, M.; Simbiak, V.; Bofra, T. [502] Indonesia K:SPC-77301.000 No
Burchell [5837] Brazil K001046314 Yes
Sands, M.J.S. [7170] Indonesia K:SPC-72491.000 No
Brunt, M.A. [896] Cameroon K000029498 No
Ferraz, E. [271] Brazil K001046308 Yes
Burchell [9902] Brazil K001046315 Yes
McWhirter, J. [95] Madagascar K:SPC-32196.000 No
Ganev, W. [536] Brazil K001046306 Yes
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; McRobb, A.; Arroyo, L.; Roth, C. [1446] Bolivia K000295334 No

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