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  1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ruellia Plum. ex L.
      1. Ruellia hookeriana (Nees) Hemsl.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Ruellia hookeriana (Nees) Hemsl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2015 Palmer, E. [215], Mexico K000064381
    Jan 1, 2002 Hartweg, K.T. [1616], Mexico K000913647 lectotype
    Jan 1, 1994 Jurgensen, C. [598], Mexico K000064210 holotype
    Jan 1, 1994 Jurgensen, C. [598], Mexico K000534111 isotype
    Jun 13, 1957 Hinton, G.B. [1068], Mexico K000064211
    Hinton, G.B. [10489], Mexico K000064206
    Hinton, G.B. [8117], Mexico K000064207
    Hinton, G.B. [10594], Mexico K000064208
    Pringle, C.G. [4438], Mexico K000064213
    Palmer, E. [92], Mexico K000064209
    Bourgeau, M. [2663], Mexico K000064214
    Langlassé, E. [352], Mexico K000064212
    Müller, F. [1917], Mexico K000064215

    Bibliography

    First published in Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 2: 505 (1882)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • 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.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Daniel, T.F. (2007 publ. 2008). Notes on the distributions of some Mexican Acanthaceae Ibugana 15: 13-22.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Daniel, T.F. (2007 publ. 2008). Notes on the distributions of some Mexican Acanthaceae Ibugana 15: 13-22.

    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