Aphelandra acanthus

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Aphelandra acanthus


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: Aphelandra
Species: Aphelandra acanthus


Aphelandra acanthus Nees, 1847


  • Aphelandra gilva Leonard
  • Aphelandra phobera Leonard
  • Aphelandra quercifolia Nees
  • Justicia acanthifolia Willd. ex Nees
  • Odontophyllum acanthus (Nees) C.P. Sreemadh.
  • Odontophyllum gilvum (Leonard) C.P. Sreemadh.
  • Odontophyllum phoberum (Leonard) C.P. Sreemadh.
  • Sreemadhavana acanthus (Nees) S. Rauschert


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
      • Peru, Ecuador, Colombia (Antioquia, Caldas, Cauca, Nario, Putumayo, Quindo, Risaralda, Tolima, Valle)

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



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