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Justicia pacifica (Oerst.) Hemsl.
Runyon's water-willow

General Information
Symbol: JUPA7
Group: Dicot
Family: Acanthaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Subshrub
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
ADFU2 Adhatoda furcata (Jacq.) Nees, nom. illeg.
ADFUT Adhatoda furcata (Jacq.) Nees var. terminalis Nees, nom. illeg.
JUCA15 Justicia caudata A. Gray
JUFU2 Justicia furcata Jacq., nom. illeg.
JURU2 Justicia runyonii Small Runyon's water-willow


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Scrophulariales
Family Acanthaceae – Acanthus family
Genus Justicia L. – water-willow
Species Justicia pacifica (Oerst.) Hemsl. – Runyon's water-willow

Subordinate Taxa

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Description of Values

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