FLORA MALAYSIANA

Plants of the Malaysian Region



Dicotyledoneae.


ACANTHACEAE, Acanthus.
Taxonomy: Domain: Eukaryota - Whittaker & Margulis,1978. Kingdom: Plantae - Haeckel, 1866 - Plants, (unranked): Angiosperms, Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae - Cavalier-Smith, 1981, Phylum: Tracheophyta - Sinnott, 1935 Ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants, Subphylum: Euphyllophytina, Infraphylum: Radiatopses - Kenrick & Crane, 1997. (unranked): Eudicots, (unranked): Asterids, Class: Magnoliopsida - Brongniart, 1843 - Dicotyledons, Subclass: Lamiidae - Takhtajan Ex Reveal, 1992, Superorder: Lamianae - Takhtajan, 1967, Subclass Asteridae; Order Scrophulariales - Lindley, 1833; = Order: Lamiales, Family: Acanthaceae Durande, 1782 (Juss. 1789), Scotland & Vollesen, 2000; (Including: Justiciaceae Rafin., Thomandersiaceae Sreemadhavan Excluding: Nelsoniaceae, Mendonciaceae, Thunbergiaceae.),

Asystia, Coromandel or Creeping Foxglove

Chinese Violet, Coromandel or Creeping Foxglove, Boot Saabaa Hawaii Si Muang
Species: Asystia coromandeliana Nees, Syn = Asystasia gangetica (L.) T.Anderson

Ref: Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1977); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka; Malaysia. - page 139, http://flora_my-da.tripod.com/da/acasc01a.htm, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asystasia_gangetica
File: acasc01s.jpg. Original Size: 480 x 640
Loc.: Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. Date: 07/2000
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Acanthaceae Juss. 1789,; Subfamily: Acanthoideae, Genus: Asystia,
White Coromandel or White Creeping Foxglove, Boot Saabaa Hawaii Si Khow
Species: Asystia coromandeliana Nees, Syn = Asystasia gangetica (L.) T.Anderson

Ref: Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1977); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka; Malaysia. - page 139, http://flora_my-da.tripod.com/da/acasc01a.htm, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asystasia_gangetica
File: cascow01a-021029.jpg Original Size: 480 x 640
Loc.: Technical College Hatyai, Thailand. Date: 29/10/2002
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Acanthaceae Juss. 1789,; Subfamily: Acanthoideae, Genus: Asystia,


Crossandra, Firecracker Flower

Orange Crossandra, Orange Firecracker Flower, San Karani Bai Mun Si Som
Species: Crossandra infundibuliformis (L.) Nees. Syn = Crossandra undulaefolia Salib.

Ref: Bunga-bungaan Malaysia; Ismail Saidin; (1977); Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka; Malaysia. - page 80, http://flora_my-da.tripod.com/da/accri01a.htm, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asystasia_gangetica
File: accri01n.jpg. Original Size: 480 x 640
Loc.: Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. Date: 07/2000
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Acanthaceae Juss. 1789,; Subfamily: Acanthoideae, Genus: Asystia,


Graptophyllum, Caricature plants

Caricature plant; Species: Graptophyllum pictum Nees, (L.) Griffith. (syn. Graptophyllum hortense, Justicia picta),
Ref: Tropica, Cyclopedia of Plants by Alfred Byrd Grag; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA; Page 1011, Plate page 36,
http://flora_my-da.tripod.com/da/acgrpi01a.htm, http://www.doacs.state.fl.us/pi/enpp/pdf/triology/4603.pdf http://www.hear.org/starr/hiplants/images/thumbnails/html/graptophyllum_pictum.htm;
File: acgrpia02_021128.jpg. Original Size: 480 x 640
Loc.: Wat Koksamankhun, Hatyai Nai, Hatyai, Songkhla, Thailand. Date: 28/11/2002
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Acanthaceae Juss. 1789,; Subfamily: Acanthoideae, Genus: Graptophyllum pictum Moench, 1794; Species: Graptophyllum pictum Nees, (L.) Griffith,. (syn. Graptophyllum hortense, Justicia picta),
Caricature plant;
File: acgrpia01_021128.jpg. Original Size: 640 x 480
Loc.: Wat Koksamankhun, Hatyai Nai, Hatyai, Songkhla, Thailand. Date: 28/11/2002
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng


Pseuderanthemum, Yellow-Vein Eranthemum or Golden Eranthemum

Yellow-Vein Eranthemum or Golden Eranthemum; Species: Pseuderanthemum reticulatum .
Ref: Tropica, Cyclopedia of Plants by Alfred Byrd Grag; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA; Page 1011, Plate page 36,
http://zipcodezoo.com/Plants/P/Pseuderanthemum_reticulatum_Eldorado_/
File: acpsre01-250898.jpg Original Size: 480 x 640
Loc.: Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Date: 25/08/1998
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Acanthaceae Juss. 1789,; Subfamily: Amygdaloideae, Tribe: Amygdaleae Genus: Pseuderanthemum - Linnaeus, 1753 Species: Pseuderanthemum reticulatum


Hygrophila, Syn = Synnema, Water Fern, Wisteria.

Water Fern, Wisteria; Species: Hygrophila difformis Blume (1826), syn = Synnema triflorum
Ref: Tropica, Cyclopedia of Plants by Alfred Byrd Grag; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA; Page 1051, Plate page 241,
http://flora_my-da.tripod.com/da/acsytr01a.htm, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hygrophila_difformis
File: acsytr01-040612.jpg Original Size: 480 x 640
Loc.: Autor's Garden, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Date: 12/06/2004
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Acanthaceae Juss. 1789,; Subfamily: Amygdaloideae, Tribe: Amygdaleae Genus: Hygrophila - Linnaeus, 1753 Species: Hygrophila difformis


Thunbergia, Syn = Flemingia, Sky Flower. Bengal Trumpet

White Sky Flower; White Bengal Trumpet, Ba(2)i Tia(1)n Ko(1)ng Hua(1), Soi Intanin Si Khao Species: Thunbergia grandiflora (Roxb. ex Rottl.) Roxb., syn = Flemingia grandiflora Roxb.
Ref: Tropica, Cyclopedia of Plants by Alfred Byrd Grag; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA; Page 1099, Plate page 40,
http://flora_my-da.tripod.com/da/acsytr01a.htm, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunbergia
File: acthg01n.jpg Original Size: 480 x 640
Loc.: Autor's Garden, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Date: 07/2000
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Acanthaceae Juss. 1789,; Subfamily: Thunbergioideae, Tribe: Thunbergioleae Genus: Thunbergia Retz. Species: Thunbergia grandiflora
Blue Sky Flower; Blue Bengal Trumpet. Tia(1)n Ko(1)ng Hua(1), Soi Intanin Si Faa Species: Thunbergia laurifolia Lindl.,
Ref: Tropica, Cyclopedia of Plants by Alfred Byrd Grag; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA; Page 1099, Plate page 40,
http://flora_my-da.tripod.com/da/acthl01n.jpg, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunbergia_laurifolia
File: acthl01n.jpg Original Size: 480 x 640
Loc.: Autor's Garden, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Date: 07/2000
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Acanthaceae Juss. 1789,; Subfamily: Thunbergioideae, Tribe: Thunbergioleae Genus: Thunbergia Retz. Species: Thunbergia laurifolia Lindl.