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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, East Himalaya, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malaya, Maluku, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Territory, Panamá, Philippines, Queensland, Sierra Leone, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Vietnam, Western Australia, Zaïre

Extinct in:

Sri Lanka

Staurogyne Wall. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1995 Lane, P. [199], Cameroon K000008855
Ratter, J.A. [1878], Brazil K001106968
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 9087] Ebermaiera K001132198
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 9086], Myanmar Ebermaiera K001132197
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 9087] Ebermaiera K001132199
s.coll. [Cat. no. 9085], India Ebermaiera K001132196

First published in Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 80 (1831)

Accepted by

  • Daniel, T.D. & McDade, L.A. (2014). Nelsonioideae (Lamiales: Acanthaceae): revision of genera and catalog of species Aliso 32: 1-45.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bremekamp in Reinwardtia 3: 163 (1955)
  • Heine in Kew Bull. 16: 181 (1962)
  • Pl. As. Rar. 2: 80, t. 186 (1831)

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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/
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