Graptophyllum excelsum

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Graptophyllum excelsum
Graptophyllum excelsum


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: Justicieae
Subtribus: Graptophyllinae
Genus: Graptophyllum
Species: Graptophyllum excelsum


  • Graptophyllum excelsum (F.Muell.) Druce, Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 4: 625. 1916 publ. 1917.


  • Basionym
    • Earlia excelsa F.Muell., Fragm. 3(23): 160. 1863.
    • Graptophyllum earlii F.Muell., Fragm. 6(43): 87. 1867, nom. illeg.
  • Heterotypic
    • Thyrsacanthus earlii F.Muell., Fragm. 6(43): 87. 1867.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Australasia
    • Regional:Australia
      • Australia (Queensland)

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



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