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M Peristrophe bivalvis (L.) Merr. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Peristrophe (family Acanthaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 100372782) with original publication details: Interpr. Herb. Amboin. 476 1917.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Hypoestes bodinieri H. Lév. Synonym M TRO
Justicia bivalvis L. Synonym M TRO
Justicia roxburghiana Roem. & Schult. Synonym M TRO
Justicia tinctoria Roxb. Synonym M TRO
Peristrophe roxburghiana (Roem. & Schult.) Bremek. Synonym M TRO
Peristrophe tinctoria (Roxb.) Nees Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name record (from Tropicos) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Peristrophe bivalvis in version 1 of The Plant List.