Acanthopsis horrida

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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 horrida



Acanthopsis horrida Nees, Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 11: 278 (1847)


  • Dilivaria horrida Nees, Linnaea 15(4): 363 (1841)
  • Acanthodium plumulosum E.Mey. ex Nees, Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 11: 278 (1847)
  • Acanthopsis trispina C.B.Clarke, Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5(1): 35 (1901)


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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