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|Family: Acanthaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: [Annual, perennial herb] shrub. Inflorescence: generally raceme [variable]. Flower: corolla 2-lipped, tube generally >= lips, wider upward, upper lip notched or 2-lobed, lower 3-lobed; stamens 2, generally appressed to upper lip, anther sacs unequally placed on filament, opening toward lower lip, lower sac spurred. Fruit: club-shaped; stalk +- flat. Seed: 4, outlined on fruit surface [or not].
Species In Genus: 400 species: tropics, subtropics. Etymology: (James Justice, Scottish horticulturist, 1698--1763)
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas F. Daniel, Margriet Wetherwax & Lawrence R. Heckard
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Carlowrightia arizonica
Next taxon: Justicia californica
Citation for this treatment: Thomas F. Daniel, Margriet Wetherwax & Lawrence R. Heckard 2016. Justicia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10682, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.