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This species is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Madagascar

Brachystephanus lyallii Nees appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2012 Trigui, S.M. et al. [SMT 410], Madagascar K000662400
Nov 1, 2012 Gautier, L. [LG 5041], Madagascar K000662404
Lyall [249], Madagascar K000394839
Ramandimbimanana, S.D. et al. [SDR 007], Madagascar K000662399
Gautier, L. et al. [LG 5210], Madagascar K000662403

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 511 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Champluvier, D. & Darbyshire, I. (2009). A revision of the genera Brachystephanus and Oreacanthus (Acanthaceae) in tropical Africa Systematics and Geography of Plants 79: 115-192.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0