Hypoestes aristata (Vahl) Soland. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 1: 140 1817. (syn: Diapedium verticillare (L. fil.) Kuntze; Dicliptera jussiaei Webb; Dicliptera verticillaris Juss.; Hypoestes antennifera S. Moore; Hypoestes aristata R. Br.; Hypoestes clinopodia E. Mey. ex Nees; Hypoestes insularis T. Anders.; Hypoestes plumosa E. Mey.; Hypoestes polymorpha E. Mey.; Hypoestes staudtii Lindau; Hypoestes verticillaris (L. fil.) Sol. ex Roem. & Schult.; Justicia aristata Vahl; Justicia verticillaris L. fil.);
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Tropical & S. Africa: Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe as per POWO;
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Garden Plant For ID : Acanthaceae : Kenya : 11AUG16 : AK-11 : 11/11 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Cultivated, garden plant with Purple flowers seen on 8th July,16.


Some Peristrophe or Dicliptera species


Dicliptera albicaulis (S.Moore) S.Moore. ??


Could not find images on the net to verify.


Can we check with Hypoestes Species?
Hypoestes aristata perhaps?


You hit the bull’s eye


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