Justicia lanceolata

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Justicia lanceolata


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: Justiciinae
Genus: Justicia
Species: Justicia lanceolata


Justicia lanceolata (Chapm.) Small, 1933


  • Dianthera lanceolata (Chapman) Small
  • Dianthera ovata var. lanceolata Chapm.
  • Justicia ovata var. lanceolata (Chapman) R. W. Long


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • USA (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Looseflower water-willow
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