Acanthopsis carduifolia

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Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Acanthoideae
Tribus: Acantheae
Subtribus: Acanthinae
Genus: Acanthopsis
Species: Acanthopsis carduifolia



Acanthopsis carduifolia (L.f.Schinz, Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 31(Heft 2): 200. (1890)


  • Acanthus carduifolius L.f., Suppl. Pl. 294 (1782)
  • Acanthodium carduifolium Nees, Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 11: 278 (1847)
  • Blepharis carduifolia T.Anderson, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 35 (1863)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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