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

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Synonyms: Adhatoda duvernoia C.B. Clarke
Duvernoia adhatodoides 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 Eswatini 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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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Justicia adhatodoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Justicia adhatodoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Justicia adhatodoides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Justicia adhatodoides
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Justicia adhatodoides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Justicia adhatodoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Justicia adhatodoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Justicia adhatodoides
Plants of the World Online: Justicia adhatodoides
Tropicos: Justicia adhatodoides
Wikipedia: Justicia adhatodoides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Justicia adhatodoides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=162930, retrieved 15 June 2024

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