Justicia adhatodioides (Nees) V.A.W. Graham

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Synonyms: Adhatoda duvernoia C.B. Clarke
Duvernoia adhatodioides Nees
Common names: Pistol-bush (English)
Derivation of specific name: adhatodioides: resembling Adhatoda, another genus in the Acanthaceae
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Worldwide distribution: Eastern Cape through KwaZulu-Natal to Swaziland and marginally into Mpumalanga
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m.
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Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 19.

Davies, H.F. (Undated). Alphabetical Catalogue of Plants growing in the gardens of Ewanrigg National Park, Arcturus. [Possibly not published (typed only)] Page 4.

Schmidt, E., Lötter, M. & McCleland, W. (2002). Trees and shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park Jacana, Johannesburg, South Africa Pages 610 - 611. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Justicia adhatodioides
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Justicia adhatodioides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Justicia adhatodioides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Justicia adhatodioides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Justicia adhatodioides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Justicia adhatodioides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Justicia adhatodioides
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Justicia adhatodioides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Justicia adhatodioides
Ispot Southern Africa: Justicia adhatodioides
JSTOR Plant Science: Justicia adhatodioides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Justicia adhatodioides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Justicia adhatodioides
The Plant List (version 1.1): Justicia adhatodioides
Tropicos: Justicia adhatodioides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Justicia adhatodioides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=162930, retrieved 21 March 2019

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