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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to India (NE. West Bengal) and Thailand.

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Thailand, West Himalaya

Strobilanthes violifolia T.Anderson appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Kerr, A.F.G. [4944], Thailand Clarkeasia parviflora K000882649 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [4944], Thailand Clarkeasia parviflora K000882650 Unknown type material
Clarke, C.B. [17801], India Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882652
Clarke, C.B. [13845], Darjiling Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882656
Griffith, W. [s.n.], India Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882651
Clarke, C.B. [13845], Darjiling Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882655 lectotype
Clarke, C.B. [25468], Sikkim Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882657
Clarke, C.B. [17801], India Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882653
Clarke, C.B. [25468], Sikkim Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882659
Clarke, C.B. [13633], Darjiling Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882660
Clarke, C.B. [13845], Darjiling Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882654
Clarke, C.B. [13633], Darjiling Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882661
Clarke, C.B. [25468], Sikkim Echinacanthus parviflorus K000882658

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 485 (1867)

Accepted by

  • Albertson, W.D. & Wood, J.R. (2012). Forgotten types of Strobilanthes (Acanthaceae) in the Central National herbarium, Kolkata, India Phytotaxa 43: 49-60.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

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