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  1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ruellia Plum. ex L.
      1. Ruellia geminiflora Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 250 - 1600 m.; Andes, Orinoquia, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Ruellia geminiflora Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2010 s.coll. [11], Costa Rica K000450592 isotype
    Harley, R.M. [10623], Brazil K001046045
    Harley, R.M. [24815], Brazil K001046054
    Stannard, B.L. [674], Brazil K001046055
    Mathews [2000], Brazil K000534125
    Burchell [6032], Brazil K000534129
    Burchell [8251], Brazil K000534150
    Burchell [8200-2], Brazil K000534151
    Gardner [2713], Piauí K000534134 syntype
    Gardner [2712], Piauí K000534131
    Gardner [2712], Piauí K000534133 syntype
    Gardner [4345], Goiás K000534137 syntype
    Gardner [4345], Goiás K000534139 syntype
    Gardner [3418], Goiás K000534136
    Gardner [3954], Brazil K000534148 syntype
    Ratter, J.A. [2457], Brazil K001046050
    Pirani, J. [1297], Brazil K001046034
    Spruce, R. [4186], Peru K000202121
    Spruce, R. [4186], Peru K000202122
    Schomburgk [5.S], Guyana K000534140 syntype
    Schomburgk [s.n.], Guyana K000534142 syntype
    Blanchet [s.n.], Brazil K001046020
    Irwin, H.S. [7602], Brazil K001046033
    Irwin, H.S. [7484], Brazil K001046035
    Irwin, H.S. [6815], Brazil K001046036
    Irwin, H.S. [8306], Brazil K001046039
    Irwin, H.S. [7096], Brazil K001046047
    Irwin, H.S. [5476], Brazil K001046048
    Irwin, H.S. [5476], Brazil K001046049
    Irwin, H.S. [6811], Brazil K001046051
    Irwin, H.S. [6811], Brazil K001046052
    Silva, N.T. [57751], Brazil K001046024
    Jenman [6186], Guyana K000534145
    Claussen, P. [s.n.], Minas Gerais K000534135
    Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001046015
    Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001046017
    Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001046019
    Brooks, R.R. [610], Brazil K001046043
    Brooks, R.R. [504], Brazil K001046046
    Brooks, R.R. [672], Brazil K001046150
    Wanderley, M.G.L. [190], Brazil K001046044
    Schomburgk, R. [477], Guyana K000534143 syntype
    Schomburgk, R. [2839], Guyana K000534146 syntype
    Schomburgk, R. [377], Guyana K000534153 syntype
    Schomburgk, R. [291], Guyana K000534152 syntype
    Hostmann [1254], Suriname K000534126
    Harris [s.n.], Brazil K001046014
    Moore, S. [662], Mato Grosso K000534149
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534123
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534124
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534130
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534132
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534141
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534138
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534144 syntype
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534147 syntype
    Lockhart [s.n.], Trinidad-Tobago K000534127
    Handro, O. [s.n.], Brazil K001046026
    Prance, G.T. [4246], Brazil K001046023
    Mimura, I. [104], Brazil K001046025
    Mimura, I. [509], Brazil K001046027
    Ferreira, A.R. [706], Brazil K001046042
    Glaziou, A. [21874], Brazil K001046041
    Glaziou, A. [21878], Brazil K001046053
    Burchell [7614], Brazil K001046021
    Burchell [5909/2], Brazil K001046022
    Burchell [5270], Brazil K001046037
    Burchell [5078], Brazil K001046038
    Burchell [5939], Brazil K001046040
    Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K001046016
    Glaziou [9992], Brazil K001046018
    Oct 1, 2013 Stephan, M.D. [s.n.], Minas Gerais Dipteracanthus geminiflorus K000014500 syntype
    Irwin, H.S. [15125], Brazil Ruellia vindex K001046151
    Claussen, P. [638], Minas Gerais Dipteracanthus geminiflorus var. subacaulis K000534128 syntype

    Bibliography

    First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 240 (1818)

    Accepted by

    • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Marchioretto, M.S., Pires da Silva, V.R.S. & Parode, M.F. (2015). A família Acanthaceae Juss. no Rio Grande do Sul Pesquisas: Botanica 68: 7-82.
    • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Marchioretto, M.S., Pires da Silva, V.R.S. & Parode, M.F. (2015). A família Acanthaceae Juss. no Rio Grande do Sul Pesquisas: Botanica 68: 7-82.
    • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
    • GBIF (2008-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    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.
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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