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Acanthaceae (Justiciaceae, Thomandersiaceae) Mostly herbaceous perennials, some aquatics, climbers, shrubs, trees, and epiphytes. Leaves are opposite (decussate) exstipulate and sometimes spiny. Cystoliths very commonly present (showing as streaks in the lamina). Reproductive type, pollination. Plants hermaphrodite. Inflorescence, floral, fruit and seed morphology. Inflorescences commonly dichasial cymes, becoming monochasial in the ultimate branches, and frequently condensed in the leaf axils. Flowers tetracyclic. Corolla imbricate (ascending cochlear or quincuncial), or contorted (left or right), or with open aestivation (only in Acanthus?); bilabiate, or unequal but not bilabiate (the upper lip sometimes suppressed). Fruit non-fleshy; dehiscent; a capsule. Capsules loculicidal. Fruit elastically dehiscent. Dispersal unit the seed. Seeds non-endospermic. Peculiar feature. The seeds on elongated, indurated, hook-shaped funicles (‘retinacula’). Geography, cytology. Holarctic, Paleotropical, Neotropical, Cape, and Australian. Temperate to tropical (mainly tropical). Centred on Indomalaysia, Africa, Brazil and central America. Taxonomy. Subclass Dicotyledonae; Tenuinucelli. Dahlgren’s Superorder Lamiiflorae; Scrophulariales. Cronquist’s Subclass Asteridae; Scrophulariales. APG (1998) Eudicot; core Eudicot; Asterid; Euasterid I; Lamiales. Economic uses, etc. A few cultivated ornamentals: Acanthus, Aphelandra, Fittonia, Beloperone, Justicia, etc.

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Acanthus hungaricus

Acanthus mollis

Acanthus spinosus

Andrographis paniculata

Asystasia gangetica

Barleria albostellata

Barleria gueinzii

Barleria obtusa

Barleria repens

Barleria rotundifolia

Blepharis procumbens

Crossandra greenstockii

Crossandra infundibuliformis

Flemingia congesta

Flemingia strobilifera

Hypoestes aristata

Hypoestes phyllostachya Confetti Mixed

Hypoestes phyllostachya White Splash Improved

Mackaya bella

Metarungia longistrobus

Micranthus alopecuroides

Micranthus plantagineus

Ruellia tuberosa

Ruttya ovata

Strobilanthes atropurpurea

Strobilanthes attenuata

Thunbergia alata

Thunbergia alata Alba

Thunbergia alata Alba Oculata

Thunbergia alata Amber Eyes

Thunbergia alata Aurantiaca

Thunbergia alata Aurea Oculata

Thunbergia alata Blushing Susie

Thunbergia alata Golden Eyes

Thunbergia alata mixed o. p.

Thunbergia alata Orange Wonder

Thunbergia alata Spanish Eyes

Thunbergia alata Sunrise Orange

Thunbergia alata Sunrise White

Thunbergia alata Sunrise Yellow

Thunbergia coccinea

Thunbergia fragrans

Thunbergia grandiflora Alba

Thunbergia lutea

Thunbergia natalensis

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