Fittonia albivenis

Taxonavigation

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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: Tetrameriinae
Genus: Fittonia
Species: F. albivenis – F. gigantea

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Name

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Fittonia Coem., Fl. Serres Jard. Eur. 15: 185. 1865, nom. cons.

Synonyms

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  • Heterotypic
    • Adelaster Lindl. ex Veitch, Gard. Chron. 1861: 499, 1861, nom. rej.

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, Venezuela
  • Introduced into:
    • Bangladesh, El Salvador, Marianas, Myanmar, Trinidad-Tobago

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

References

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Primary references

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Vernacular names

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English: Nerve Plant
suomi: Pitsilehdet
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