Acanthus polystachyus

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Acanthus polystachyus

Taxonavigation[edit]

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
Genus: Acanthus
Species: Acanthus polystachyus

Name[edit]

Acanthus polystachyus Delile, Cent. Pl. Afr. Voy. Méroé 2. t. 62. f. 2. (1826), "polystachius"

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Cheilopsis polystachyus (Delile) Moq., Ann. Sci. Nat. Ser. I. 27: 230 (1832).
    • Dilivaria polystachya (Delile) Endl., Gen. Pl.: 703 (1839)
    • Zonablephis polistachyus (Delile) Raf., Sylva Tellur.: 144 (1838).
  • Heterotypic
    • Acanthus arboreus f. albiflorus Fiori, Nuov. Giorn. Bot. Ital. 47: 41 (1940).
    • Acanthus flamandii De Wild., Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 427 (1914).
    • Acanthus polystachyus var. pseudopubescens Cufod.. Enum. Pl. Aeth.: 954 (1964), nom. nud.
    • Acanthus arboreus var. pubescens Oliv., Trans. Linn. Soc. 29: 129, t. 86 (1875).
      • Acanthus pubescens (Oliv.) Engl., Hochgebirgsfl. Afrika: 390 (1892).
    • Acanthus ugandensis C.B.Clarke, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 37: 527 (1906).

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Rwanda, Zaïre.
    • Regional: Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan.
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Zambia.
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Northern Provinces (Northern Province)

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

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Links[edit]

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