Acanthaceae Juss.
Hypoestes phyllostachya Baker , legitimate, scientific
Baker, J.G. (1887), Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 22: 511 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Baron 4907! Also Hildebrandt 3444!"
Anonymous (1986), Annual Report for 1985/86. Annual Report of the Botany Branch and the Queensland Herbarium: 26 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 343 [secondary reference]
common name: Polka-Dot Plant [n/a]
Hyland, B.P.M., Whiffin, T.P., Christophel, D.C., Gray, B. & Elick, R.W. (2003), Australian tropical rain forest plants. Trees, Shrubs and Vines: Code 3337 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 10-11 [secondary reference]
common name: Freckle-face [n/a] common name: Pink-dot [n/a] common name: Baby's Tears [n/a]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
  • APC Comment: Treated as "Freckle Face Hypoestes" by R.M.Barker, J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 17: 148 (1996).
  • APC Dist.: Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), NI (naturalised)
Bean, A.R. in Bostock, P.D. & Holland, A.E. (ed.) (8 December 2010), Acanthaceae. Census of the Queensland Flora 2010: 5 [secondary reference]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (29 September 2022), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Hypoestes sanguinolenta Hook. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), NI (naturalised)