Lepidagathis Willd.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 3: 400 (1800)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northwest, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Bulletin

  • Acosta, S. (1985). Algunas espécies interessantes de la família Acanthaceae en México. Phytologia 57: 249 – 260.
  • Balkwill, M. J. & Balkwill, K. (1997). Delimitation and infra-generic classification of Barleria (Acanthaceae). Kew Bull. 52: 535 – 573.
  • Benoist, R. (1911). Les genres Lepidagathis et Lophostachys sont-ils distincts? Notul. Syst. (Paris) 2: 139 – 144.
  • Bentham, G. (1876). Acanthaceae. In: G. Bentham & W. J. Hooker (eds.), Genera Plantarum vol. 2: 1060 – 1122. Reeve & Co., Williams & Norgate, London.
  • Brako, L. & Wasshausen, D. C. (1993). Acanthaceae. In: L. Brako & J. L. Zarucchi (eds.), Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 2 – 15. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Bremekamp, C. E. B. (1938). Notes on the Acanthaceae of Surinam. Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. 35: 129 – 176.
  • Brummit, R. K. (1989). Two anisophyllous species of Justicia (Acanthaceae) from East Africa. Kew Bull. 45: 281 – 285.
  • Burkill, I. H. & Clarke, C. B. (1899). Acanthaceae. In: W. T. T. Dyer (ed.), Flora of Tropical Africa v. 5: 2 – 192. L. Reeve & Co. London.
  • Clarke, C. B. (1885). Acanthaceae. In: J. D. Hooker (ed.), Flora of British India vol. 4: 513 – 558. L. Reeve & Co. London.
  • Daniel, T. F. (1993). A Synopsis of Lophostachys (Acanthaceae) in Mexico and Central America. Selbyana 14: 64 – 70.
  • Donnell Smith, J. (1901). Undescribed plants from Guatemala and other Central American Republics XXII. Bot. Gaz. 31: 109 – 125.
  • Ezcurra, C. (1993). Acanthaceae. In: A. Cabrera (ed.), Flora de la Provincia de Jujuy, parte IX: 278 – 359. INTA, Buenos Aires.
  • Gibson, D. N. (1974). Flora of Guatemala. Acanthaceae. Fieldiana Bot. 21: 328 – 461.
  • Hedrén, M. (1993). A new species of Lepidagathis (Acanthaceae) from central Somalia and the demise of Lindauea. Nordic J. Bot. 13 (5): 515 – 518.
  • Huang, T. C. (1972). Pollen Floras of Taiwan. National Taiwan University. Botany Department Press. Taipei.
  • Leonard, E. C. (1951). The Acanthaceae of Colombia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 31: 1 – 781.
  • Lindau, G. (1895). Acanthaceae. In: A. Engler & K. Prantl (eds), Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten, insbesondere den Nutzflanzen, unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten begründet Teil 4 abt. 3b: 274 – 354. Leipzig.
  • Manktelow, M. (1996). Phaulopsis (Acanthaceae) — a monograph. Symb. Bot. Upsal. 31: 1 – 184.
  • McDade, L. A., Daniel, T. F., Kiel, C. A. & Vollesen, K. (2005). Phylogenetic relationships among Acantheae (Acanthaceae): Major lineages present contrasting patterns of molecular evolution and morphological differentiation. Syst. Bot. 30: 834 – 862.
  • Nees, C. G. (1832). Acanthaceae. In: N. Wallich (ed.), Plantae asiaticae rariores v. 3: 70 – 117. Treuttel & Würz. London.
  • Pohl, J. E. (1831). Plantarum Brasiliae: icones et descriptione vol. 2, pars 3. Vienna.
  • Raj, B. (1961). Pollen morphological studies in the Acanthaceae. Grana 3: 3 – 108.
  • Rowbik, D. W. & Moreno, P. J. E. (1991). Pollen and spores of Barro Colorado Island. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 36: 1 – 268.
  • Scotland, R. W., Sweere, J. A., Reeves, P. A. & Olmstead, R. G. (1995). Higher-level systematics of Acanthaceae determined by chloroplast DNA sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 82: 266 – 275.
  • Wasshausen, D. C. (1995). Acanthaceae. Pp. 335 – 374. In: J. A. Steyermark, P. E. Berry & B. K. Holst (eds.), Flora of the Venezuelan Guyana v. 2: Pteridophytes, Spermatophytes: Acanthaceae – Araceae. Timber Press, Portland.
  • Weberling, F. (1989). Morphology of Flowers and Inflorescences. Cambridge University Press.
  • Willdenow, C. L. (1800). Species Plantarum 4 ed. vol. 3. Berlin.
  • ____ & Vollesen, K. (2000). Classification of Acanthaceae. Kew Bull. 55: 513 – 589.
  • ____ & Wood, J. R. I. (2004). Acanthaceae of Bolivia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 49: 1 – 152.
  • ____ (1847a). Acanthaceae. In: K. F. P. von Martius & A. G. Eichler (eds.), Flora Brasiliensis 9: 1 – 164; tab. 1 – 31. Berlin.
  • ____ (1847b). Acanthaceae. In: A. L. P. P. de Candolle (ed.), Prodomus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis vol. 11: 46 – 519. Treuttel & Würz. Paris.
  • ____ (1959). The Machris Brazilian expedition. Botany: Phanerogamae, Acanthaceae. Contr. Sci. 32: 3 – 19.
  • ____ (1960). New Bornean Acanthaceae. Blumea 10: 151 – 175.
  • ____ (1965). Delimitation and subdivision of the Acanthaceae. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 7: 21 – 30.
  • ____ (1995). New and reconsidered Mexican Acanthaceae VI. Chiapas. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 48: 253 – 282.
  • ____ (1998). Pollen Morphology of Mexican Acanthaceae: Diversity and Systematic Significance. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 50: 217 – 256.
  • ____, McDade, L. A., Oxelman, B., Furness, C. A. & Balkwill, M.-J. (2001). The Enigmatic tribe Whitfieldieae (Acanthaceae): Delimitation and Phylogenetic relationships based on molecular and morphological data. Syst. Bot. 26: 104 – 119.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 5: 120.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Sp. Pl., ed.4: 400 (1800).
  • —Nees in De Candolle, Prodr. 11: 249 (1847).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by M. Hedrén [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Ule, E. [5851], Brazil K001032842 Yes
Ule, E. [9787], Peru K001032843 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. s.n.], Myanmar K001132509 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Bulletin

    • Kew Bulletin
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0