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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Acanthaceae
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Acanthaceae
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Acanthaceae Juss.
Family recognized by Flora do Brasil

Alternative Names

Acanthaceae Juss. 1789
Authority according to NCBI
Acanthea Pharm. ex Wehmer
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acanthodus Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acanthura Lindau
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Acelica Rizzini
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Adatoda Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Adelaster Lindl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Adenosma Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Adhadota Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Adhatoda Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Adhatoda Tourn. ex Medik.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aldelaster K. Koch
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aldinia Scop.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alvarezia Pav. ex Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Amathea Raf.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Amphiscopia Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Amphiscopium St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Andrographis Wall.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Antheilema Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anthocometes Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Apassalus Kobuski
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aphelandros St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aphragmia Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Arrhostoxylum Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Asterantha Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Asyslassa Blume
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aubletia Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Baillonacanthus Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Barleria Balkwill & Balkwill 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Barleriopsis Oerst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Barreliera J. F. Gmel.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Belantheria Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Beleropone C. B. Clarke
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Beloperone Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Beloperonides Oerst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Benoicanthus Heine & A. Raynal
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Blechum Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Bontia L.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Calacanthus Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calasias Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Caldenbachia Pohl ex Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calophanes D. Don
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Calycostylis Hort.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Campylostemon E. Mey.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cardanthera Buch.-Ham.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cardanthera Buch.-Ham. ex Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cardianthera Hance
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Carima Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chaetochlamys Lindau
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Chaetothylax Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Chlamidacanthus Lindau
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chlamydostachya Mildbr.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Copioglossa Miers
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Corythacanthus Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crateola Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cryphiacanthus Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Cryptophragmia Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cuenotia Rizzini
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Cylindrosolen Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyphisia Rizzini
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Cyrtanthera Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Delivaria Miq.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dianthera L.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Diceratotheca J. R. I. Wood & R. W. Scotland 2012
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Didyplosandra Wight
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dilicaria T. Anderson
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplanthera Gled.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplanthera Schrank
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diptanthera Schrank ex Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dipteracanthus Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Dischistocalyx Lindau
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dischoriste D. Dietr.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dizygandra Meisn.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Donatia Loefl.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Drejera Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Duvernoia E. Mey.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Duvernoya E. Mey. & Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Earlia F. Muell.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eberlea Riddell. ex Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ebermaiera Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ebermayera Meisn.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ebermeyera Endl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ebermiera Wight
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ecbolium Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ecbolium O. Kunze
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Elythraria D. Dietr.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Endomelas Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epiclastopelma Lindau
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Episanthera Hochst. ex Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eriathera Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ethesia Raf.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Euranthemum Nees ex Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eurychanes Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Fabria E. H. F. Meyer ex C. G. D. Nees 1847
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fabria E. Mey.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Flavicoma Raf.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Galeottia Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Geissomeria Lindl.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Geunsia Neck. ex Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glocheria Pritz.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gromovia Regel
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Guetzlaffia Walp.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gymnacanthus Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Gymnacanthus Oersted
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Gymnostachium Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gymnostechyum Spach
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gynocraterium Bremek.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hablanthera Hochst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Halodendron Roem. & Schult.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Halodendrum Thouars
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Heinzelia Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hemiadelphis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hemiagraphis T. Anderson
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hemisandra Scheidw.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hemitome Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hemitone Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hemonacanthus Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Henfreya Lindl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Henrya Nees ex Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Herpetacanthus Moric.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hesperanthemum Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hilairanthus Tiegh.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Himantochilus T. Anderson
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Holtzendorffia Klotzsch & Karst. ex Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Homilacanthus S. Moore
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Homotropium Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hydromestes Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hydromestus Scheidw.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Idanthisia Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Intrusaria Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ionacanthus Benoist
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Iungia Boehm.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Jacobinia Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Janasia Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Jungia Boehmer 1760
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Juruasia Lindau
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Khytiglossa Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kustera Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lagochilium Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Larysacanthus Oerst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lepidacanthus K. B. Presl 1845
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Leptostachya Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Leucorrhaphis Walp.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Libonia K. Koch ex Linden
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Linostylis Fenzl ex Sond.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Liphonoglossa Torr.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Liphothecium Rizzini 1948
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lophostachys Pohl
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Lophothecium Rizzini
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Loxanthus Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lychniothyrsus Lindau
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lychniothyrsus Lindau
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Marama Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megalostoma Leonard
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meiosperma Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mendocina Walp.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mendozia Ruiz & Pav.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Metarungia Baden
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neesiella Sreemadh.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nigrolea Noronha
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Orthotactus Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Oryzetes Salisb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Panemata Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pelecostemon Leonard
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Penstemonacanthus Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Phaulopsis Lindau
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phyllophiorhiza Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Physichilus Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pigafetta Adans.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Planetanthemum (Endl.) Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pleuremidis Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Poecilocnemis Mart. ex Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polyechma Hochst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Porphyrocoma Scheidw.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Psacadocalymma Bremek.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Pseuderanthemum Radlk.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseuderanthum Radlk.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudo-eranthemum Radlk.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoruellia Benoist
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudostonium Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pupilla Rizzini
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Racka J. F. Gmel.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Racua J. F. Gmel.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ramusia E. Mey.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Raphidospora Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhaphedospera Wight
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhaphidosperma G. Don
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhapidospora Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhytiglossa Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Rhyttiglossa T. Anderson
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Roslinia Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Russeggera Endl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ruttyruspolia A. Meeuse & de Wet
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rytiglossa Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Salpingacanthus S. Moore
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Salpingacanthus S. Moore
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Santiera Span.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sarcanthera Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sarcotheca Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sarotheca Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Sautiera Decne.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sceura Forssk.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Schmidia Wight
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schultzia Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sclerocalyx Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Scordoxylum Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Sebschauera Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Senkebergia Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Septacanthus Wight
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sericographis Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Simonisia Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Simonsia Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Siphonacanthus Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Solaenacanthus Oerst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Solenacanthus C. Muell.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Soubeyrania Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Spirostigma Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Standleyacanthus Leonard
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Stemonacanthus Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Stephanophysum Pohl
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Stethoma Raf.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Stiftia Pohl ex Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Strepsiphus Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Strobilanthos St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Strobilorhachis Klotzsch
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Synandra Schrad.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Teliostachya Nees
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Tenoria Dehnh. & Giord.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thalestris Rizzini
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Theileamea Baill.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thumbergia Poit.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thyloglossa Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tremacanthus S. Moore
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Trixanthera Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tyloglossa Hochst.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ulleria Bremek.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Upata Adans.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Upudalia Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vada-kodi Adanson 1763
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wahabia Fenzl
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Whitefieldia Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xantheranthemum Lindau
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Zahlbrucknera Pohl ex Nees
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Acanthus family preferred
Recognized by dancin_arkansan and admin
acanthus family preferred
Barleria family
Recognized by Flora of Zimbabwe

Arabic

أقنثية preferred
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Azerbaijani

Akantkimilər preferred
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Bulgarian

страшникови preferred
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Catalan; Valencian

acantàcies preferred
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Croatian

Primogovke preferred
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Czech

paznehtníkovité preferred
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Danish

Akantus-familien preferred
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Dutch; Flemish

Acanthusfamilie preferred
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Esperanto

Akantacoj preferred
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Estonian

akantuselised preferred
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Finnish

Akanttikasvit preferred
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German

Akanthusgewächse preferred
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Hebrew

קוציציים preferred
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Hungarian

Medvekörömfélék preferred
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Japanese

キツネノマゴ科 preferred
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Komi

Акант котыр preferred
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Kurdish

Famîleya pelkerengan preferred
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Lithuanian

Akantiniai preferred
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Macedonian

матруни preferred
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Malayalam

അക്കാന്തേസീ preferred
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Norwegian

Akantusfamilien preferred
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Persian

پاخرسیان preferred
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Polish

Akantowate preferred
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Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

Acantacee preferred
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Russian

акантовые preferred
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Swedish

Akantusväxter preferred
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Tamil

அக்காந்தேசியே preferred
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Telugu

అకాంథేసి preferred
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Thai

วงศ์เหงือกปลาหมอ preferred
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Turkish

Ayıpençesigiller preferred
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Ukrainian

Акантові preferred
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Upper Sorbian

Akantusowe rostliny preferred
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Vietnamese

Họ Ô rô preferred
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Curated hierarchies for Acanthaceae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida
Chloroplastida
Streptophyta
Embryophytes
Tracheophyta
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Superasterids
Asterids
Lamiales
Acanthaceae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida Adl et al. 2005
Chloroplastida
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Superasterids
Asterids
Lamiales
Acanthaceae (this page)

GBIF classification

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Lamiales
Acanthaceae (this page)

IUCN

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Scrophulariales
Acanthaceae (this page)