Peristrophe

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Peristrophe
Peristrophe speciosa2.jpg
Peristrophe speciosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Peristrophe
Nees
Species

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Peristrophe is a genus of between 15–40 species of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae, native to warm temperate to tropical regions of Africa and Asia. The species are shrubs or herbaceous plants, with two-lipped flowers.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Selected species[edit]

Africa
Asia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flora of China (draft): Acanthaceae.
  2. ^ Flora of Nepal: Peristrophe.
  3. ^ Plants of Africa Database: Peristrophe.
  4. ^ Flora of Zimbabwe: Peristrophe.
  5. ^ Flora of Taiwan: Peristrophe.
  6. ^ Balkwill, K. (1996). A synopsis of Peristrophe in southern Africa. Bothalia 26 (2): 83-93.