Dicliptera roxburghiana Nees

First published in N.Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 111 (1832)
This name is a synonym of Dicliptera chinensis

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 2: 627-1887. EABCN, Seoul. [Cited as Dicliptera chinensis.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Dicliptera chinensis.]
  • Rajbhandari, K.R., Rai, S.K. & Chhetri, R. (2022). A Handbook of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 4: 1-522. Department of Plant Resources, Thapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal. [Cited as Dicliptera chinensis.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Ningombam, D.S. (2014). The family Acanthaceae for the flora of Manipur: 1-115. LAP Lambert academic publishing. [Cited as Dicliptera roxburghiana.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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