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

Native to:

French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname

Dianthera cayennensis (Nees) Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1980 Leprieur [163], French Guiana Justicia cayennensis K000529201
Jan 1, 1980 Hostmann [1122], Surinam Justicia cayennensis K000529200 syntype
Irwin, H.S. [47433], Brazil Justicia cayennensis K001033127
Burchell [9736-2], Brazil Justicia cayennensis K001033129
Burchell [9674], Brazil Justicia cayennensis K001033128

First published in Cat. Pl. Cub.: 197 (1866)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Justicia cayennensis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

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