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Justicia adhatoda
(Malabar nut)

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Justicia adhatoda (Malabar nut)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 11 October 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Justicia adhatoda
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Malabar nut
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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Ten-year-old shrub growing at Thal, Punjab, Pakistan.
TitleShrub
CaptionTen-year-old shrub growing at Thal, Punjab, Pakistan.
Copyright©K.M. Siddiqui
Ten-year-old shrub growing at Thal, Punjab, Pakistan.
ShrubTen-year-old shrub growing at Thal, Punjab, Pakistan.©K.M. Siddiqui
TitleFlower
Caption
Copyright©K.M. Siddiqui
Flower©K.M. Siddiqui
TitleBranch and leaves
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Copyright©K.M. Siddiqui
Branch and leaves©K.M. Siddiqui

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Justicia adhatoda L.

Preferred Common Name

  • Malabar nut

Other Scientific Names

  • Adhatoda vasica Nees

International Common Names

  • English: Malabar nut tree
  • French: Carmantine en arbre; Noyer des Indes

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Malabarnussbaum
  • India: adotodai; baikar; pavettia
  • Pakistan: adotodai; baikar; pavettia

EPPO code

  • ADHVA (Adhatoda vasica)
  • IUIAD (Justicia adhatoda)

Trade name

  • baikar

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Scrophulariales
  •                         Family: Acanthaceae
  •                             Genus: Justicia
  •                                 Species: Justicia adhatoda