Justicia americana

Species:Justicia americana (L.)Vahl
Status:Native, OBL (DEP), OBL (NWPL)
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Sub Class
Genus Justicia
Species Justicia americana (L.)Vahl - AMERICAN WATERWILLOW


Citation JUSTICIA AMERICANA (Linnaeus) Vahl, Symb. Bot. 2: 15. 1791.
Basionym: Dianthera americana Linnaeus 1753.
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data, Clayton 408 (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis et al., Regnum Veg. 127: 42. 1993.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Franklin FSU  
Jackson USF  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Dianthera americana Dianthera americana Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 27. 1753. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Without data, Clayton 408 (holotype: BM).
Dianthera ensiformis Dianthera ensiformis Walter, Fl. Carol. 63. 1788. TYPE: SOUTH CAROLINA:
Dicliptera americana Dicliptera americana (Linnaeus) A. W. Wood, Class-Book Bot., ed. 2. 395. 1847.BASIONYM: Dianthera americana Linnaeus 1753. 
Ecbolium americanum Ecbolium americanum (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 980. 1891.BASIONYM: Dianthera americana Linnaeus 1753. 
Justicia linearifolia Justicia linearifolia Lamarck, Encycl. 1: 632. 1785, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Dianthera americana Linnaeus 1753. 
Justicia pedunculosa Justicia pedunculosa Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 7. 1803, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Dianthera americana Linnaeus 1753. 
Rhytiglossa pedunculosa Rhytiglossa pedunculosa Nees von Esenbeck, in de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 339. 1847, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Justicia pedunculosa Michaux 1803, nom. illegit.; Dianthera americana Linnaeus 1753. 
Dianthera americana var. subcoriacea Dianthera americana Linnaeus, var. subcoriacea (Fernald) Shinners, Field & Lab. 25: 79. 1957.BASIONYM: Justicia americana (Linnaeus) Vahl, var. subcoriacea Fernald 1941. 
Justicia americana var. subcoriacea Justicia americana (Linnaeus) Vahl, var. subcoriacea Fernald, Rhodora 43: 641. 1941. TYPE: TEXAS: Tom Green Co.: South Concho River at Christoval, 5 Jun 1934, Cory 8860 (holotype: GH).
Justicia mortuifluminis Justicia mortuifluminis Fernald, Rhodora 44: 92. 1942.BASIONYM: Justicia umbratilis Fernald 1941, non S. Moore 1913. 
Justicia umbratilis Justicia umbratilis Fernald, Rhodora 43: 639, t. 693(1-3). 1941, non S. Moore 1913. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Southampton Co.: Nottoway River, Monroe Bridge, 22 Jun 1941, Fernald & Long 13162 (holotype: GH).


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Jackson Co. 02 Aug 1969 M. Meagher 108
USA Alabama Coosa Co. 22 Jun 1980 R. R. Haynes 7908
USA Tennessee Rutherford Co. 15 Jul 1969 K. E. Blum 3845
USA Tennessee Cheatham Co. 27 May 1969 K. E. Blum 3619A
USA Alabama Tallapoosa Co. 21 Jul 1980 R. R. Haynes 7878
USA Mississippi Tishomingo Co. 15 Jun 1956 J. D. Ray, Jr. 6381
USA Louisiana St. Tammany Par. 01 Nov 1980 R. D. Thomas 74691
USA Arkansas Independence Co. 10 Jun 1968 R. D. Thomas 8310
USA Arkansas Randolph Co. 25 Jun 1950 D. Demaree 29197
USA South Carolina Calhoun Co. 24 Apr 1985 C. A. Aulbach-Smith 3608
USA Arkansas Randolph Co. 01 Jul 1951 D. Demaree 30970
USA South Carolina Calhoun Co. 14 Jun 1988 S. R. Hill 19584
USA Arkansas Perry Co. 09 Jul 1954 D. Demaree 35663
USA North Carolina Stanly Co. 06 Jul 1956 H. E. Ahles 16255
USA Mississippi Lowndes Co. 31 Jul 1956 J. D. Ray, Jr. 7297
USA North Carolina Randolph Co. 10 Oct 1958 R. C. Bell 15575
USA Arkansas Conway Co. 21 May 1955 D. Demaree 36865
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