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  1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ruellia Plum. ex L.
      1. Ruellia bourgaei Hemsl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Ruellia bourgaei Hemsl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1988 Bourgeau, M. [885], Mexico K000064198 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1988 Soto N., J.C. [6060], Mexico K000064200
    Gourlay, W.B. [58], Mexico 17167.000
    Gourlay, W.B. [58], Mexico K000064197
    Bourgeau, E. [885], Mexico K000064199
    Bourgeau, E. [885], Mexico K000534112
    Pringle, C.G. [4500], Mexico K000064195
    Lyonnet, E. [605], Mexico K000064196
    Jan 1, 2012 Galeotti, H.G. [933], Mexico Ruellia dipteracanthus K000064201 isolectotype
    Galeotti, H.G. [s.n.], Mexico Ruellia dipteracanthus K000913644 lectotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Diagn. Pl. Nov. Mexic.: 35 (1879)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
    • Tripp, E.A. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Ruellia section Chiropterophila (Acanthaceae): a lineage of rare and endemic species from Mexico Systematic Botany 35: 629-661.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Tripp, E.A. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Ruellia section Chiropterophila (Acanthaceae): a lineage of rare and endemic species from Mexico Systematic Botany 35: 629-661.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0