Checklist: Acanthaceae

ACANTHACEAE

Introduction:

This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Botswana have been excluded.

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Justicia heterocarpa subsp. dinteri
Literature:   
Balkwill, K. & Welman, W.G. (2000) Acanthaceae. In Leistner, O.A. Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera. Strelitzia 10 34-45  
Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2010) Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora of Tropical East Africa Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.  
Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015) Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6)   
Leistner, O.A. (2005) Seed plants of southern tropical Africa: families and genera SABONET Report No. 26 SABONET, Pretoria  
Vollesen, K. (2009) Acanthaceae (Part 1) Flora of Tropical East Africa   
Vollesen, K. (2013) Acanthaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 8(5)   
   
NamesFZ Divisions
   
CHORISOCHORA Vollesen  
Chorisochora transvaalensis (Meeuse) Vollesen SE
Angkalanthus transvaalensis Meeuse
   
7908.000 ELYTRARIA Michx.  
Elytraria acaulis (L.f.) Lindau N
Elytraria crenata Vahl
Elytraria crenata Vahl var. lyrata (Vahl) Nees
Elytraria lyrata (Vahl) Vahl
Elytraria marginata sensu da Silva et al. non Vahl
Justicia acaulis L.f.
Justicia acaulis L. f. var. lyrata Vahl
Tubiflora acaulis (L. f.) Kuntze
   
7909.000 NELSONIA R. Br.  
Nelsonia canescens (Lam.) Spreng. N
Justicia canescens Lam.
Nelsonia campestris sensu Burkill
Nelsonia canescens (Lam.) Spreng. var. vestita (Roem. & Schult.) E. Hossain
   
7914.000 THUNBERGIA Retz.  
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Thunbergia annua Nees N
Thunbergia dregeana Nees SE
Thunbergia kirkiana T. Anderson N
Thunbergia neglecta Sond. SE
Thunbergia reticulata A. Rich. N,SW
Thunbergia alata Sims var. reticulata (Nees) Burkill
Thunbergia aurea N.E. Br.
   
7926.000 HYGROPHILA R.Br.  
Hygrophila abyssinica (Hochst. ex Nees) T.Anderson N
Polyechma abyssinicum Nees
Synnema hygrophiloides Lindau
Hygrophila linearis Burkill N
Hygrophila pilosa Burkill N
Hygrophila pobeguinii Benoist N
Hygrophila prunelloides (S. Moore) Heine
   
7932.000 PHAULOPSIS Willd.  
Phaulopsis imbricata (Forssk.) Sweet
subsp. poggei (Lindau) M.Manktelow N
   
7934.000 PETALIDIUM Nees  
Petalidium englerianum (Schinz) C.B. Clarke N,SW
Petalidium parvifolium C.B. Clarke ex Schinz SW
Petalidium variabile (Engl.) C.B Clarke
   
7939.000 DYSCHORISTE Nees  
Dyschoriste capricornis C.B. Clarke
Dyschoriste hildebrandtii (S. Moore) S. Moore N
Calophanes hildebrandtii S. Moore
Dyschoriste alba S. Moore
Dyschoriste fischeri Lindau
Dyschoriste marandellae Merxm.
Dyschoriste matopensis N.E. Br.
Dyschoriste monroi S. Moore
Dyschoriste nagchana (Nees) Bennet N
Diclipteranthus nagchana Nees
Dyschoriste perrottetii (Nees) Kuntze
Dyschoriste radicans sensu auct.
Dyschoriste transvaalensis C.B. Clarke
   
7940.000 DUOSPERMA Dayton  
DISPERMA C.B. Clarke  
Duosperma crenatum (Lindau) P.G. Mey. N
Disperma crenatum (Lindau) Milne-Redh.
Disperma parviflorum (Lindau) C.B. Clarke
Disperma quadrisepalum C.B. Clarke
Disperma quadrisepalum C.B. Clarke var. grandifolium S. Moore
Dyschoriste quadrisepala (C.B. Clarke) Lindau
Hygrophila crenata Lindau
Hygrophila parviflora Lindau
Duosperma quadrangulare (Klotzsch) Brummitt N
Disperma dentatum (Klotzsch) C.B.Clarke
Nomaphila quadrangularis Klotzsch
   
7946.000 RUELLIOPSIS C.B. Clarke  
Ruelliopsis setosa (Nees) C.B. Clarke N,SW,SE
Calophanes setosus Nees
Crabbea angustifolia sensu Dinter non Nees
Dyschoriste fleckii Schinz
Ruelliopsis damarensis S. Moore
   
7965.000 RUELLIA L.  
STEPHANOPHYSUM Pohl  
Ruellia cordata Thunb.
Ruellia ovata C.B.Clarke (p.p.)
Ruellia patula Jacq. N,SE
Dipteracanthus patulus (Jacq.) Nees
Ruellia prostrata Poir. N
Dipteracanthus prostratus (Poir.) Nees
Ruellia otaviensis auct.
Ruellia patula Jacq. var. prostrata (Poir.) Chiov.
   
7971.000 LEPIDAGATHIS Willd.  
Lepidagathis scabra C.B.Clarke N
   
7972.000 CRABBEA Harv.  
Crabbea cirsioides (Nees) Nees SE
Crabbea angustifolia Nees
Crabbea hirsuta Harv.
Crabbea ovalifolia Ficalho & Hiern
Crabbea robusta C.B. Clarke
Crabbea undulatifolia Engl.
Ruellia circioides Nees
Crabbea velutina S. Moore N
Crabbea reticulata C.B. Clarke
   
7973.000 BARLERIA L.  
Barleria affinis C.B. Clarke
subsp. affinis SE
Barleria affinis C.B. Clarke
subsp. producta I. Darbysh. [End] SE
Barleria albipilosa Hainz
Barleria albostellata C.B. Clarke SE
Barleria ameliae A. Meeuse
Barleria prionitis L. subsp. ameliae (A.Meeuse) Brummitt & J.R.I. Wood
Barleria capitata Klotzsch N
Barleria megalosiphon Mildbr.
Barleria coriacea Oberm. SE
Barleria galpinii C.B. Clarke SE
Barleria heterotricha Lindau
subsp. heterotricha N,SE
Barleria holubii C.B. Clarke
subsp. holubii SE
Barleria lanceolata (Schinz) Oberm. SW
Barleria lancifolia T. Anderson N,SW,SE
Barleria lugardii C.B.Clarke N
Barleria mackenii Hook.f. N,SW,SE
Barleria cunenensis Benoist
Barleria gibsonii sensu Shendage & Yadav in part
Barleria jucunda Benoist
Barleria jucunda Benoist var. pilosula Benoist
Barleria macrostegia Nees N,SW,SE
Barleria burchelliana Nees
Barleria burkeana Sond.
Barleria matopensis S.Moore
Barleria megalosiphon Mildbr.
Barleria pretoriensis C.B. Clarke SE
Barleria randii S. Moore SE
Barleria rhodesiaca Oberm. N
Barleria rigida Willd. ex Nees SW
Barleria senensis Klotzsch N,SW,SE
Barleria spinulosa Klotzsch
subsp. spinulosa SE
Barleria clivorum C.B. Clarke
Barleria consanguinea Klotzsch
Barleria squarrosa Klotzsch
Barleria virgula C.B. Clarke SE
Barleria transvaalensis Oberm.
   
7978.000 SCLEROCHITON Harv.  
Sclerochiton ilicifolius A. Meeuse
   
7980.000 BLEPHARIS Juss.  
Blepharis aspera Oberm. N
Blepharis diversispina sensu S. Moore
Blepharis bainesii S. Moore ex C.B. Clarke N,SE
Blepharis cataractae S. Moore
Blepharis diversispina (Nees) C.B. Clarke N,SW,SE
Acanthodium diversispinum Nees
Blepharis grisea S. Moore
Blepharis pruinosa sensu Obermeyer in part, non Engl.
Blepharis integrifolia (L.f.) E. Mey. ex Schinz
var. integrifolia N,SW
Acanthus integrifolius L.f.
Blepharis setosa Nees
Blepharis integrifolia (L.f.) E. Mey. ex Schinz
var. clarkei (Schinz) Oberm. N
Blepharis leendertziae Oberm. N,SW
Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) Roth N,SE
Acanthus maderaspatensis L.
Blepharis abyssinica Hochst.
Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers.
Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers. var. micrantha Sond.
Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers. var. nigrovenulosa De Wild. & T. Durand
Blepharis gueinzii T. Anderson
Blepharis maderaspatanus (L.) Roth var. abyssinica (Hochst.) Fiori, Boschi & Piante
Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) Roth subsp. rubiifolia (Schum.) Napper
Blepharis teaguei Oberm.
Blepharis obmitrata C.B. Clarke SW
Blepharis petalidioides Vollesen [End] SE
Blepharis serrulata (Nees) Ficalho & Hiern SE
Acanthodium diversispinum Nees var. a.
Acanthodium serrulatum Nees
Blepharis subvolubilis C.B.Clarke SE
Blepharis acuminata Oberm.
Blepharis angusta sensu Obermeyer in part, non (Nees) T. Anderson
Blepharis inaequalis sensu C.B. Clarke in part, non sensu stricto
Blepharis saxatilis Pberm.
Blepharis tenuiramea S. Moore N
Blepharis caloneura S. Moore var. angustifolia Oberm.
Blepharis transvaalensis Schinz SE
Blepharis innocua sensu Eyles
   
8007.000 ASYSTASIA Blume  
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anderson
subsp. micrantha (Nees) Ensermu N
Asystasia coromandeliana Nees
Asystasia pinguifolia T. Edwards
Justicia gangetica L.
Asystasia mysorensis (Roth) T. Anderson N
Asystasia schimperi T. Anderson
Calophanes crenata Schinz
Glossochilus parviflorus Hutch.
Ruellia mysorensis Roth
   
8022.000 RUSPOLIA Lindau  
Ruspolia australis (Milne-Redh.) Vollesen
Ruspolia hypocrateriformis (Vahl) Milne-Redh. subsp. australis Milne-Redh.
Ruspolia decurrens (Hochst. ex Nees) Milne-Redh.
Eranthemum decurrens Nees
Eranthemum senense Klotzsch
Pseuderanthemum decurrens (Nees) Radlk.
Pseuderanthemum senense (Klotzsch) Radlk.
Ruspolia seticalyx (C.B. Clarke) Milne-Redh. N
Eranthemum seticalyx C.B. Clarke
Pseuderanthemum seticalyx (C.B. Clarke) Stapf
   
8031.000 DICLIPTERA Juss.  
PERISTROPHE Nees  
Dicliptera clinopodia Nees
Dicliptera leonotis sensu auct. non C.B. Clarke
Dicliptera nobilis S. Moore
Dicliptera decorticans (K. Balkwill) I. Darbysh. N,SE
Peristrophe decorticans K. Balkwill
Peristrophe kotschyana Nees
Dicliptera maculata Nees
subsp. hirta (K. Balkwill) I. Darbysh. N
Dicliptera hirta K. Balkwill
Dicliptera minor C.B. Clarke
subsp. minor SE
Dicliptera paniculata (Forssk.) I. Darbysh. N,SW,SE
Peristrophe bicalyculata (Retz.) Nees
Peristrophe paniculata (Forssk.) Brummitt
Dicliptera transvaalensis C.B. Clarke SE
Peristrophe transvaalensis (C.B. Clarke) K. Balkwill
Dicliptera verticillata (Forssk.) C. Chr. N,SE
Dicliptera spinulosa Hochst. ex K. Balkwill
   
8032.000 HYPOESTES Sol. ex R.Br.  
Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) Roem. & Schult.
subsp. forskaolii N,SE
Hypoestes verticillaris (L.f.) Roem. & Schult.
   
8054.000 RHINACANTHUS Nees  
Rhinacanthus xerophilus A. Meeuse SE
Rhinacanthus zambesiacus I. Darbysh. N
Rhinacanthus communis sensu C.B. Clarke
Rhinacanthus gracilis sensu auct. non Klotzsch
Rhinacanthus rotundifolius sensu da Silva et al. non C.B. Clarke
   
8061.000 MEGALOCHLAMYS Lindau  
Megalochlamys hamata (Klotzsch) Vollesen N
Blechum hamatum Klotzsch
Ecbolium hamatum (Klotzsch) C.B. Clarke
Ecbolium lugardiae N.E. Br.
Megalochlamys strobilifera C.B. Clarke
Megalochlamys marlothii (Engl.) Lindau
Megalochlamys revoluta (Lindau) Vollesen
subsp. cognata (N.E. Br.) Vollesen N,SE
Ecbolium cognatum N.E. Br.
Ecbolium revoltum (Lindau) C.B. Clarke
Ecbolium schlechteri Lindau
Schwabea revoluta Lindau
   
8094.000 JUSTICIA L.  
ADHATODA Mill.  
BELOPERONE Nees  
JACOBINIA Nees ex Moricand  
MONECHMA Hochst.  
Justicia australis (P.G. Mey.) Vollesen SW
Justicia betonica L. N,SE
Adhatoda betonica (L.) Nees
Adhatoda cheiranthifolia Nees
Adhatoda lupulina Nees
Adhatoda variegata Nees var. pallidior Nees
Justicia betonicoides C.B. Clarke
Justicia cheiranthifolia (Nees) C.B. Clarke
Justicia pallidior (Nees) C.B. Clarke
Justicia pallidior (Nees) C.B. Clarke var. cooperi C.B. Clarke
Justicia uninervis S. Moore
Justicia bracteata (Hochst.) Zarb. N,SE
Monechma debile (Forssk.) Nees
Justicia divaricata Nees N,SW,SE
Monechma divaricatum (Nees) C.B. Clarke
Justicia exigua S. Moore N,SE
Justicia flava (Vahl) Vahl SE
Justicia heterocarpa T. Anderson
subsp. dinteri (S. Moore) Hedrén N,SE
Justicia dinteri S. Moore
Justicia incana (Nees) T. Anderson SW,SE
Monechma incanum (Nees) C.B. Clarke
Justicia kirkiana T. Anderson N
Justicia woodsiae S. Moore
Justicia matammensis (Schweinf.) Oliv. N
Adhatoda matammensis Schweinf.
Justicia monechmoides S. Moore N,SE
Monechma monechmoides (S. Moore) Hutch.
Justicia odora (Forssk.) Lam. N,SE
Adhatoda odora (Forssk.) Nees
Dianthera odora Forssk.
Justicia petiolaris (Nees) T. Anderson SE
Justicia puberula Immelman
Justicia rhodesiana S. Moore SE
Justicia protracta (Nees) T. Anderson subsp. rhodesiana (S. Moore) Immelman
Justicia scandens Vahl N
Justicia glabra Roxb.
Rhaphidospora glabra (Roxb.) Nees

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: Checklist: Acanthaceae.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-checklist.php?family_id=1, retrieved 14 December 2017

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