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  1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ruellia Plum. ex L.
      1. Ruellia costata (Nees) Hiern

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

    Introduced into:

    Jamaica

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Ruellia costata (Nees) Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2013 Poiteau [s.n.], Guyana K001032648
    Feb 1, 2013 Poiteau [s.n.], Guyana K001032649
    Harley, R.M. [10915], Brazil K001046146
    Hunt, D.R. [5773], Brazil K001048057
    Gardner [3956], Goiás K000534164 syntype
    Gardner [3420], Goiás K000534166 syntype
    Gardner [4346], Goiás K000534163 holotype
    Ratter, J.A. [891], Brazil K001048055
    Ratter, J.A. [972], Brazil K001048058
    Irwin, H.S. [15122], Brazil K001048042
    Irwin, H.S. [24509], Brazil K001048062
    Irwin, H.S. [21615], Brazil K001048063
    Heringer, E.P. [4197], Brazil K001048040
    Heringer, E.P. [4197], Brazil K001048041
    Heringer, E.P. [4563], Brazil K001048066
    Anderson, W.R. [9942], Brazil K001048043
    Brooks, R.R. [[476]], Brazil K001048065
    March [Mr] [1309], Jamaica K000534209
    Prance, G.T. [58665], Brazil K001046149
    Guppy, N. [514], Brazil K001046148
    Guppy, N. [458], Brazil K001048056
    Silva, M.N. [363], Brazil K001046145
    Mexia, Y. [4534], Brazil K001046147
    Burchell [6975], Brazil K001048044
    Burchell [7645], Brazil K001048059
    Burchell [7645], Brazil K001048060
    Burchell [7645], Brazil K001048061
    Mileski, E. [470], Brazil K001048064
    Oct 1, 2013 Gardner [3420], Goiás Arrhostoxylum costatum var. latifolium K000534167 syntype

    Bibliography

    First published in Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1877: 76 (1878)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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