Nelsonia canescens

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Nelsonia canescens
Nelsonia canescens

TaxonavigationEdit

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: Nelsonioideae
Genus: Nelsonia
Species: Nelsonia canescens

NameEdit

Nelsonia canescens (Lam.) Spreng. Syst. veg. 42 ; 1 (1824)

SynonymsEdit

  • Homotypic
    • Justicia canescens Lam. in Tabl. Encycl. 1: 41 (1791)
    • Nelsonia brunelloides var. canescens (Lam.) Kuntze in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 493 (1891)
  • Heterotypic
    • Acanthodium spicatum Nees in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 67 (1847), nom. illeg.
    • Dianthera celebica Rolfe in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1896: 164 (1896)
    • Dianthera tomentosa Roxb. ex C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 4: 395 (1884)
    • Justicia ajugoides Buch.-Ham. ex Nees in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 66 (1847)
    • Justicia bengalensis Spreng. in Syst. Veg. ed. 16. 1: 82 (1824), nom. superfl.
    • Justicia lamiifolia J.Koenig ex Roxb. in Fl. Ind. 1: 135 (1820)
    • Justicia nummulariifolia Vahl in Enum. Pl. 1: 122 (1804)
    • Justicia origanoides Vahl in Enum. Pl. 1: 122 (1804)
    • Justicia pentasticha Buch.-Ham. ex Wall. in Numer. List: n.° 2370 (1830)
    • Justicia pusilla Pohl ex Nees in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 9: 15 (1847), pro syn.
    • Justicia tomentosa Roxb. in Fl. Ind. 1: 132 (1820), nom. illeg.
    • Nelsonia albicans Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 234 (1818)
    • Nelsonia campestris R.Br. in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 481 (1810)
    • Nelsonia campestris var. vestita (Schult.) C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 4: 395 (1884)
    • Nelsonia canescens var. vestita (Schult.) E.Hossain in Willdenowia 14: 403 (1984 publ. 1985)
    • Nelsonia lamiifolia (J.Koenig ex Roxb.) R.Br. ex Spreng. in Neue Entdeck. Pflanzenk. 3: 84 (1822)
    • Nelsonia nummulariifolia (Vahl) Roem. & Schult. in Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 1: 173 (1817)
    • Nelsonia origanoides (Vahl) Roem. & Schult. in Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 1: 173 (1817)
    • Nelsonia pohlii Nees in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 9: 15 (1847)
    • Nelsonia rotundifolia R.Br. in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 481 (1810)
    • Nelsonia senegalensis Oerst. in Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1854: 119 (1855)
    • Nelsonia tomentosa A.Dietr. in Sp. Pl. ed. 6. 1: 419 (1831), nom. superfl.
    • Nelsonia vestita Schult. in Mant. 1: 145 (1822)
    • Nelsonia villosa Oerst. in Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1854: 118 (1855)
    • Rhaphidospora vestita G.Don in R.Sweet, Hort. Brit., ed. 3: 559 (1839)
    • Rostellularia bonthainensis Bremek. in Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 45(2): 71 (1948)
    • Ruellia diffusa Vell. in Fl. Flumin.: 266 (1829)
    • Ruellia eriostachya Bojer ex Nees in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 67 (1847), not validly publ.
    • Strophacanthus bonthainensis Bremek. in Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 45(2): 45 (1948)
    • Zahlbrucknera repens Pohl ex Nees in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 66 (1847), pro syn.

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • Mauritania, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), D.R. Congo (Zaire), Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome, Principe Isl., Senegal, Gambia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia
  • Continental: Asia
      • peninsular Malaysia (Perlis, Kedah, Penang Isl., Pahan), Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Ilha de Sao Tiago), Andamans (Middle Andamans, South Andamans), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago, Yangon), Bhutan, Darjeeling, India (throughout), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal
  • Continental: Australasia
      • New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), Australia (Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland)

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: blue pussyleaf
മലയാളം:  നീല പൂച്ചയില
中文:  瘤子草
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