EPPO Global Database

Justicia pectoralis(IUIPE)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-17

Basic information
  • EPPO code: IUIPE
  • Preferred name: Justicia pectoralis
  • Authority: Jacquin

Notes

Mexico, Central America, South America (except southern cone). Cultivated as an ornamental. introduced in Caribbean


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Dianthera pectoralis Gmelin
Stethoma pectoralis (Jacquin) Rafinesque

Common names
Name Language
carpenter's grass English
freshcut English (US)
herbe à charpentiers French