aphelandra


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aphelandra

(ˌæfəˈlændrə)
n
1. (Plants) any shrub of the evergreen genus Aphelandra, originally from tropical America, widely grown as a house plant for its variegated shiny leaves and brightly coloured flowers: family Acanthaceae
2. (Botany) any shrub of the evergreen genus Aphelandra, originally from tropical America, widely grown as a house plant for its variegated shiny leaves and brightly coloured flowers: family Acanthaceae
[from Greek aphelēs simple + andros, genitive of anēr man, male, because the anthers are single celled]
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TABLE 2 Vascular plants recorded from the Tirimbina Biological Reserve (TBR), indicating (in bold) those that harbor galls Plant Family Plant species ACANTHACEAE (7/19) Aphelandra dolichantha, A.
Familia Nombre cientifico Bioforma Acanthaceae Aphelandra scabra (Vahl) Sm.
pl., Aphelandra aurantiaca [Scheidweiler, 1842] "Lindley") introduced into European horticulture in 1841.
Symmeria paniculata, Palicourea croceoides, Malouetia flavescens, Anemopaegma chrysanthum, Simira rubescens, Aphelandra scabra, Tapura acreana, Caraipa punctulata, Pachyptera kerere, Ceiba pentandra.
One example is Aphelandra lilacina that has only been collected in 'El Rey' National Park in the province of Salta.
Se caracteriza por un bosque primario con un sotobosque denso (0-5 m aproximadamente), donde los arbustos de las familias Rubiaceae, Urticaceae, Solanaceae, Campanulaceae, junto con Acanthaceae (Aphelandra sp.), Picramniaceae (Picramnia sp.), helechos (Cyathea) y Arecaceae (palmas) son los mas frecuentes.
Altura Edad Sitio Ubicacion (msnm) (Anos) PAS 4[grados] 26'19.1"N, 3.041 - 3.046 - 75[grados] 37'21.3"W PF 4[grados] 26'6.3"N, 3.054 - 3.063 5 75[grados] 37'17"W PM 4[grados] 26'9.3"N, 3.134 - 3.138 10 75[grados] 37'22.3"O BS 4[grados] 26'5.8"N, 3.040 - 3.080 15 75[grados] 37' 17.5"W BM 4[grados] 26'14.5"N, 3.021 - 3.065 20 75[grados] 37'30"W Cobertura Sitio Vegetal (%) Vegetacion predominante PAS 0.00 Poaceae PF 46.04 Alnus acuminata PM 75.05 Chusguea sp., Alnus acuminata, Aphelandra acanthus, BS 69.53 Cestrum humboldtdii, Chusquea sp., Alnus acuminara, BM 81.59 Freziera canescens, Palicourea ovalis, Roupala pachypoda, Viburnum pinchinchense, Oreopanax floribundus Tabla 2.
(Rubiaceae), Aphelandra steyermarkii (Acanthaceae), Piper riitosense (Piperaceae), Symbolanthus magnificus (Gentianaceae), Asplundia goebelii (Cyclanthaceae), Heliconia hirsuta (Heliconaceae), Becquerelia cymosa (Cyperaceae), Chamaedorea pinnatifrons (Arecaceae), Graffenrieda moritziana, Monochaetum humboltianum (Melastomataceae) y Bejaria aestuans (Ericaceae), entre muchas otras.
ACANTHACEAE Aphelandra Espina de hoja Whole plant, Oral cirsioides dried Lindau AMARANTHACEAE Alternanthera Hierba del oso, Whole plant, Oral brasiliana (L.) Veronica fresh or dried Kuntze (Hembra), Moradilla de cerro ANACARDIACEAE Mangifera Mango Leaves, dried Oral indica L.