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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand

Phlogacanthus thyrsiformis (Roxb. ex Hardw.) Mabb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2430] Justicia thyrsiflora K001115919
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2430] Justicia thyrsiflora K001115918
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2430], Nepal Justicia thyrsiflora K001115921
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2430], India Justicia thyrsiflora K001115922
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 2430] Justicia thyrsiflora K001116445
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2430], India Justicia thyrsiflora K001115920
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2430] Justicia thyrsiflora K001115923
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2430] Justicia thyrsiflora K001115924
Smith, J.C. [s.n.] Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus K000950020

First published in K.S.Manilal, Bot. Hist. Hort. Malabaricus: 189 (1980)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Ningombam, D.S. (2014). The family Acanthaceae for the flora of Manipur: 1-115. LAP Lambert academic publishing.
  • Sarmah, K.K. & Borthakur, S.K. (2009). A checklist of angiospermic plants of Manas national park in Assam, India Pleione 3: 190-200.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1982). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 3: 1-226. Trustees of British Museum, London.
  • Ningombam, D.S. (2014). The family Acanthaceae for the flora of Manipur: 1-115. LAP Lambert academic publishing.
  • Sarmah, K.K. & Borthakur, S.K. (2009). A checklist of angiospermic plants of Manas national park in Assam, India Pleione 3: 190-200.

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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