Hypoestes phyllostachya

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Hypoestes phyllostachya


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: Justicieae
Genus: Hypoestes
Species: Hypoestes phyllostachya


Hypoestes phyllostachya Baker, 1887


  • Hypoestes sanguinolenta Hook.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental:Africa
    • Regional:Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Polka dot plant
français: Plante aux éphélides
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