Acanthus montanus

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Acanthus montanus


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Acanthoideae
Tribus: Acantheae
Genus: Acanthus
Species: Acanthus montanus


Acanthus montanus T.Anderson, 1864


  • Acanthus barteri T. Anders.
  • Acanthus caudatus Lindau
  • Cheilopsis montana Nees


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Africa
      • Zambia, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Chad, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Principe Isl., Sao Tome, Central African Republic, D.R. Congo (Zaire), Congo (Brazzaville), Angola, Gabon

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Bear's Breech, Mountain Thistle
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