From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Phlogacanthus turgidus
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Andrographideae
Genus: Phlogacanthus
Nees, 1832

Cystacanthus T.Anderson
Diotacanthus Benth.
Janasia Raf.
Loxanthus Nees
Meninia Fua ex Hook.f.

Phlogacanthus[2][3] is a genus of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae and tribe Andrographideae. Its distribution includes India through to Indo-China, southern China and Sulawesi.[1]


Plants of the World Online currently recognises more than 40 species:[1]



  1. ^ a b c Plants of the World Online: Phlogacanthus Nees (retrieved 4 February 2020)>
  2. ^ Nees CGD (1832) Plantae Asiaticae Rariores 3: 76, 99.
  3. ^ Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A. (2014). Didžiulis V. (ed.). "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 26 May 2014.

External links[edit]