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This species is accepted, and its native range is Eritrea to Ethiopia, S. Arabian Peninsula, Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Indo-China, Taiwan.
Rostellularia diffusa

Native to:

Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Rostellularia diffusa (Willd.) Nees appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 19, 1897 Ethiopia Justicia diffusa K000419152
Jul 19, 1897 Schimper [21], Ethiopia Justicia diffusa K000419154
Jul 19, 1897 Schimper [1524], Ethiopia Justicia diffusa K000419153
Jul 1, 1897 Schimper [21], Ethiopia Justicia diffusa K000419155
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444] Justicia diffusa K001116039
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444], Myanmar Justicia diffusa K001116043
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444] Justicia diffusa K001116038
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444], Myanmar Justicia diffusa K001116045
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444], Myanmar Justicia diffusa K001116040
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444], Myanmar Justicia diffusa K001116042
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444] Justicia diffusa K001116037
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 2444], Myanmar Justicia diffusa K001116035
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2444] Justicia diffusa K001116034
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444], India Justicia diffusa K001116036
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2444] Justicia diffusa K001116033
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444], Myanmar Justicia diffusa K001116041
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2444], Myanmar Justicia diffusa K001116044

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 371 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.

Not accepted by

  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91. [Cited as Justicia diffusa.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Begum, M. & Khan, M.S. (2001). Justicia vahlii Roth. (Acanthaceae)- A new Angiospermic record for Bangladesh Bangladesh Journal of Botany 30: 73-74.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1998). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 12: 1-390. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Malik, K.A. & Ghafoor, A. (1988). Flora of Pakistan 188: 1-79. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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