Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anderson (in G.H.K. Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 235. 1860.)
Localities: West Indies (exotic), Lesser Antilles (exotic) [Grenada, Barbados, Martinique, Monserrat, Saba, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (exotic), Cuba (exotic), Cayman Island (exotic), Hispaniola (exotic)[ Dominican Republic, Haiti,], Puerto Rico (naturalized)[ Vieques], Virgin Islands (naturalized) (Guana Islands, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda ) ], Bahamas (exotic), North America (exotic: FL), South America (exotic), Old World (native),
Common Names: Asistasia (Cuba),
Synonyms: Asystasia noliae R.J.A. Puente (Centro Agricola 2: 86. 2002., nom. illegit. (no Latin diagnosis)), Justicia gangetica L. (Amoen. Acad. 4: 299. 1759.),
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