Asystasia intrusa (Forssk.) Blume

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 796 (1826)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & S. Africa to Arabian Peninsula, Comoros, Madagascar. It is a scrambling annual or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, China Southeast, Costa Rica, Hainan, Malaya, Mauritius, Rodrigues, Réunion, South China Sea, Taiwan, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Daniel, T.F. & Figueiredo, E. (2009). The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, IV, 60: 623-674.
  • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Flora Zambesiaca 8(6): 1-314. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(1): 1-904. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
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  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dupout, P.R. [[7A1933]] Seychelles K004574413 Yes
Sep 1, 2010 Harvey, Y.B. [88] Cameroon Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K000199801 No
Sep 1, 2009 Phoon, S.N., et al. [51997] Malaysia Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K000611043 No
Jan 1, 1998 Madagascar Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K000394748 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cable, S.; Manthi, F.; Kahinju, S.; Ekpe, K.; Iwatt, J.; Schenenberger, J.; Slangen, P.; Teearu, T.; Mambo, P.; Iwatt, T. [2081] Cameroon Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K001518536 Yes
Cheek, M.; Ndene; Okon; Achuo [10988] Cameroon Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K001518539 Yes
Cheek, M.; Ndive; Sama; Enow; Enow; Tampie, J.; Tampie, D.; Tako, T.; Obi, M. [14380] Cameroon Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K001518524 Yes
Cheek, M.; Ndive; Sama; Enow; Enow; Tampie, J.; Tampie, D.; Tako, T.; Obi, M. [14375] Cameroon Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K001518523 Yes
Cheek, M.; Ndive, E.; Enow, B.; Ebai, L. [13951] Cameroon Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K001518512 Yes
Malalsse, F.; Goetghebeur, P. [916] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573523 Yes
Gereau, R.E.; Esulanji; Aduake; André [5272] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573504 Yes
Vaughan, R.E. [542] Mauritius Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574386 Yes
Thonner, F. [208] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573527 Yes
s.coll. [72] Burundi Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573547 Yes
Olorunfemi, J. [FHI30552] Nigeria Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004887461 Yes
Louis, J. (Dr.) [149] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573514 Yes
Latilo, M.G.; Daramola, B.O. [FHI28963] Nigeria Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004887460 Yes
Lebrun, J.A. [8071] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573529 Yes
Binuyo, A. [FHI41363] Nigeria Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004887463 Yes
Lebrun, J.A. [7603] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573494 Yes
Louis, J. (Dr.) [11159] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573519 Yes
Thonner, F. [208] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573516 Yes
Gereau, R.E.; Esulanji; Masudi [5336] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573505 Yes
Yamada, T. [129] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573512 Yes
Friedmann, F. [1963] Reunion Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574400 Yes
Thompson, R. [188] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573496 Yes
Woolhouse, H.W. [B32] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573497 Yes
s.coll. [3964] Burundi Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573544 Yes
Batten-Poole, W.H. [185] Nigeria Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004887458 Yes
Malaisse, F. [14-115] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573493 Yes
Yamada, T. [62] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573513 Yes
Bingham, M.G. [14083] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573510 Yes
Hendrickx [311] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573532 Yes
Lebrun [1568] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573534 Yes
Vaughan, R.E. [540] Mauritius Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574383 Yes
Reekmans, M. [11093] Burundi Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573541 Yes
Blomme [137] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573531 Yes
s.coll. [574] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573499 Yes
Bamps, P.; Malaisse, F. [8359] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573502 Yes
Carrington, J.F. [62] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573537 Yes
Bigazzi, M.; Tardelli, M. [35] Ethiopia Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K001892941 No
Malaisse, F. [14-115] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573503 Yes
s.coll. [2077] Burundi Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573548 Yes
s.coll. [FHI20167] Nigeria Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004887457 Yes
s.coll. [5099] Rwanda Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573538 Yes
Cadet, T. [5548] Reunion Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574402 Yes
Lowe, J.L. [1692] Nigeria Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004887459 Yes
Lisowski, S. [52575] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573498 Yes
s.coll. [10072] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573507 Yes
Troupin, G. [1494] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573518 Yes
Lewalle, J. [21] Burundi Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573545 Yes
Yamada, T. [155] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573511 Yes
Cowper, S.G. [53] Mauritius Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574388 Yes
Reekmans, M. [4264] Burundi Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573543 Yes
Troupin, G. [1808] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573517 Yes
Lebrun, J. [8071] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573508 Yes
Shantz, H.L. [685] Tanzania Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573549 Yes
Vaughan, R.E. [542] Mauritius Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574385 Yes
Compère, P. [1872] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573509 Yes
Lebrun, J. [8071] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573530 Yes
Reekmans, M. [4157] Burundi Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573542 Yes
Keay, R.W.J.; Keay, J.M. [FHI20167] Nigeria Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004887456 Yes
Hens, F. [124] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573528 Yes
Robyns, W. (Dr) [638] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573525 Yes
Witte, D. [7884] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573536 Yes
s.coll. [917] Rwanda Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573539 Yes
Staner [1284] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573533 Yes
Drennen, D.S.H. [11] Mauritius Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574384 Yes
Cowper, S.G. [5] Mauritius Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574382 Yes
Sanderson, J. [375] Reunion Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574404 Yes
Bernardi, L. [14742] Mauritius Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574387 Yes
Linder [3482] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573501 Yes
Reekmans, M. [II093] Burundi Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573540 Yes
Micha [267] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573506 Yes
Paterson, A. [530] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573500 Yes
Lisowski, S. [10140] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573521 Yes
Robyns, W. (Dr) [1808] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573526 Yes
Richard [s.n.] Reunion Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574403 Yes
Van Der Men, D. [1979] Burundi Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573546 Yes
Devred, R. [172] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573520 Yes
Witte, D. [7884] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573535 Yes
Phillipson, P.B. [3391] Reunion Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004574401 Yes
Witte, D. [4735] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573522 Yes
Anderson, B. [1392] Nigeria Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004887462 Yes
s.coll. [565] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573524 Yes
Germain [3843] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573495 Yes
Louis, J. (Dr.) [12807] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha K004573515 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [8134] Angola Asystasia parvula K004573550 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2401] Ruellia secunda K001115864 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2401] Ruellia secunda K001115862 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2401] Ruellia secunda K001115863 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2401] Ruellia secunda K001115865 Unknown Type Material Yes

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