Taxon profile


American Water-willow
Justicia americana (L.) Vahl

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Lamiales »  family Acanthaceae »  genus Justicia - water-willow

Scientific synonyms

Dianthera americana L.
Justicia mortuifluminis Fern.
Justicia americana var. subcoriacea Fern.
Dianthera americana var. subcoriacea (Fern.) Shinners
Justicia umbratilis Fern.

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Justicia americana (L.) Vahl]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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