Hygrophila corymbosa

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Hygrophila corymbosa
Hygrophila corymbosa


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: Ruellieae
Subtribus: Hygrophilinae
Genus: Hygrophila
Species: Hygrophila corymbosa


Hygrophila corymbosa (Blume) Lindau, 1904


  • Homotypic
    • Nomaphila corymbosa Blume in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 804 (1826)
  • Heterotypic
    • Echinacanthus brugmansianus Nees in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 168 (1847)
    • Echinacanthus javanicus Kuntze in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 489 (1891)
    • Justicia roxburghiana Nees in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 722 (1847), not validly publ.
    • Nomaphila siamensis C.B.Clarke in Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 5: 716 (1905)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia
      • Philippines (Luzon, Samar, Mindanao)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Starhorn
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