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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Acanthoideae
Tribus: Justicieae
Genus: Codonacanthus
Species: C. acuminatus – C. pauciflorus – C. sanjappa – C. spicatus

Codonacanthus Nees, 1847

NE India, S. China, Japan

Nees von Esenbeck, C.G.D., 1847. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 11: 103. 1847.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Codonacanthus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Sep 14. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Codonacanthus. Published online. Accessed: Sep 14 2020.
Tropicos.org 2020. Codonacanthus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Sep 14.
Catalogue of Life: 2020 Annual Checklist
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Codonacanthus. .

Vernacular names

Codonacanthus is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Acanthaceae.[1]

Its native range is Assam, Southern China, Japan.[1]


Codonacanthus pauciflorus (Nees) Nees
Codonacanthus sanjappae Karthig., Sumathi, Jayanthi & D.Naras.
Codonacanthus spicatus Hand.-Mazz.


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