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Acanthaceae

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Justicia dataset covers 209 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 16 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 354 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are widely distributed over much of the continent.

10 Main Hotspots

The hotspots are located along the Eastern side of the continent.

Data Source

The data sources of the Justicia distribution are:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 35:1162 – 35:1170, 38:1280 – 38:1284 (1988)

Hedrén M. (1988) Kew Bulletin. Vol 43 (2),
Hedrén M. (1988) Bull. Mus. natn. Hist. nat., Paris, 4e sér.

Hedrén M. (1990) Nord. J. Bot.

Last Updated: 18 December 2018