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A revision of fourteen small genera of Acanthaceae of Yemen

ANISA S. AL-HAKIMI, A. LATIFF

Abstract


revision of 14 small genera of Yemeni Acanthaceae, namely Acanthus,
Angkalanthus, Anisotes, Asystasia, Hypoestes, Ballochia, Crossandra, Dyschoriste,
Ecbolium, Megalochlamys, Neuracanthus, Phaulopsis, Rhinacanthus and Trichocalyx
comprising a total of 19 species is given. The genus Neuracanthus is herein proposed to be included in the tribe Justiceae. Included herein also are taxonomic discussions, description of general taxonomic characters, distribution and other notes.


Keywords


Acanthaceae, Acanthus, Angkalanthus, Anisotes, Asystasia, Ballochia, Dyschoriste, Ecbolium, Hypoestes, Megalochlamys, Neuracanthus, Phaulopsis, Rhinacanthus and Trichocalyx, Yemen

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