Pseuderanthemum carruthersii

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii, the Carruthers' falseface,[2] is a species of plant in the family Acanthaceae. It is native from the Solomon Islands to Vanuatu.[3]

Carruthers' falseface
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Pseuderanthemum
P. carruthersii
Binomial name
Pseuderanthemum carruthersii
(Seem.) Guillaumin
  • Eranthemum atropurpureum W.Bull
  • Eranthemum aureoreticulatum B.S.Williams
  • Eranthemum aureoreticulatum Hook.f.
  • Eranthemum carruthersii Seem.
  • Eranthemum nigrescens W.Bull
  • Eranthemum nigrum Linden
  • Eranthemum reticulatum W.Bull
  • Eranthemum reticulatum Vos [Illegitimate]
  • Eranthemum schomburgkii auct.
  • Eranthemum tricolor W.Bull
  • Pseuderanthemum atropurpureum (W.Bull) Radlk.
  • Pseuderanthemum carruthersii var. atropurpureum (W.Bull) Fosberg
  • Pseuderanthemum reticulatum Radlk.
  • Siphoneranthemum atropurpureum (W.Bull) Kuntze
  • Siphoneranthemum reticulatum Kuntze
  • Siphoneranthemum tricolor Kuntze[1]

Chemical analysisEdit

The Carruthers' falseface is highly used in researches for extracting many chemical compounds. The following chemicals can be found in the plant.




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  2. ^ "Pseuderanthemum carruthersii". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  3. ^ Kew Science - Plants of the World online