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Acanthaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 34350

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): acanthacées [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderLamiales   
                            FamilyAcanthaceae  – acanthacées  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAcanthus L.  
                               GenusAndrographis Wall. ex Nees – false waterwillow 
                               GenusAnisacanthus Nees – desert honeysuckle 
                               GenusAphelandra R. Br.  
                               GenusAsystasia Blume  
                               GenusAvicennia L. – black mangrove, mangrove 
                               GenusBarleria L. – Philippine violet 
                               GenusBarleriola Oerst.  
                               GenusBlechum P. Browne – blechum 
                               GenusCarlowrightia A. Gray – wrightwort 
                               GenusCrossandra Salisb.  
                               GenusDicliptera Juss. – foldwing 
                               GenusDyschoriste Nees – snakeherb 
                               GenusElytraria Michx. – scalystem 
                               GenusEranthemum L.  
                               GenusGraptophyllum Nees  
                               GenusHemigraphis Nees  
                               GenusHenrya Nees ex Benth.  
                               GenusHolographis Nees  
                               GenusHygrophila R. Br. – swampweed 
                               GenusHypoestes Sol. ex R. Br.  
                               GenusJusticia L. – water-willow 
                               GenusLepidagathis Willd.  
                               GenusMegaskepasma Lindau – Brazilian red-cloak 
                               GenusNelsonia R. Br.  
                               GenusNomaphila Blume  
                               GenusOdontonema Nees – toothedthread 
                               GenusOplonia Raf.  
                               GenusPachystachys Nees  
                               GenusPseuderanthemum Radlk.  
                               GenusRuellia L. – wild petunia 
                               GenusSanchezia Ruiz & Pav.  
                               GenusSiphonoglossa Oerst. – tubetongue, tube tongue 
                               GenusStenandrium Nees – shaggytuft 
                               GenusStrobilanthes Blume  
                               GenusTeliostachya Nees  
                               GenusTetramerium Nees  
                               GenusThunbergia Retz.  
                               GenusYeatesia Small – bractspike 
       

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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: acanthacées[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Acanthaceae   
       
  Source: Lamiales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Acanthaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Acanthaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Acanthaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Acanthaceae   
       
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