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Justicia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 34351

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Drejerella Lindau
 
    Adhatoda Mill.
 
  Common Name(s): water-willow [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 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  
                               GenusJusticia L. – water-willow  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Justicia adhatoda L. – Malabar nut 
                                  Species Justicia americana (L.) Vahl – spike justica, common water-willow, carmantine d'Amérique, American water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia androsaemifolia (Nees) Lindau  
                                  Species Justicia angusta (Chapm.) Small – pineland water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia betonica L. – squirrel's tail 
                                  Species Justicia brandegeeana Wassh. & L.B. Sm. – shrimpplant 
                                  Species Justicia californica (Benth.) D.N. Gibson – beloperone 
                                  Species Justicia candicans (Nees) L.D. Benson – jacobina, Arizona water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia carnea Lindl. – Brazilian-plume 
                                  Species Justicia carthagenensis Jacq. – woodland water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia comata (L.) Lam. – marsh water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia cooleyi Monach. & Leonard – Cooley's water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia crassifolia (Chapm.) Chapm. ex Small – thick-leaved water-willow, thickleaf water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia culebritae Urb. – Culebrita Island water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia longii Hilsenb. – longflower tube tongue 
                                  Species Justicia martinsoniana R.A. Howard – Puerto Rico water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia mirabiloides Lam. – West Indian water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia ovata (Walter) Lindau – looseflower waterwillow, looseflower water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia pectoralis Jacq. – freshcut 
                                  Species Justicia periplocifolia Jacq.  
                                  Species Justicia pilosella (Nees) Hilsenb. – Gregg's tube tongue 
                                  Species Justicia runyonii Small – Runyon's waterwillow, Runyon's water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia secunda Vahl  
                                  Species Justicia sonorae Wassh. – Sonoran water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia sphaerosperma Vahl. – tropical waterwillow 
                                  Species Justicia spicigera Schltdl. – mohintli 
                                  Species Justicia tobagensis (Urb.) Wassh.  
                                  Species Justicia turneri Hilsenb. – Turner's water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia veracruzana T.F. Daniel  
                                  Species Justicia warnockii B.L. Turner – Warnock's waterwillow, Warnock's water-willow 
                                  Species Justicia wrightii A. Gray – Wright's water-willow 
       

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  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: Justicia   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Justicia   
       
  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: Justicia   
       
  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   
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