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  1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ruellia Plum. ex L.
      1. Ruellia jussieuoides Schltdl. & Cham.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Ruellia jussieuoides Schltdl. & Cham. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2010 s.coll. [48], Costa Rica K000450593 syntype
    Jan 1, 1994 Lundell, C.L. [17814], Mexico K000064218
    Heringer, E.P. [4171], Brazil K001046064
    Heringer, E.P. [3761], Brazil K001046066
    Mexia, Y. [9156], Mexico K000064217
    Harris [7965], Brazil K001046065
    Jurgensen, C. [942], Mexico K000534110
    Jurgensen, C. [942], Mexico K000534109
    Smith, D. [166], Brazil K001046063
    Nov 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1786], Mato Grosso Ruellia puri K000578418
    Jan 1, 2000 Pearce, R. [s.n.], Bolivia Ruellia puri K000534276
    Feb 1, 1986 Gardner [5130], Minas Gerais Ruellia puri K000534248 holotype
    Gardner [5130], Minas Gerais Ruellia puri K000534247 holotype
    Bang, M. [1355], Colombia Ruellia puri K000534275
    Bang, M. [1355], Colombia Ruellia puri K000534274
    Irwin, H.S. [15912], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032586
    Heringer, E.P. [3803], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032584
    Anderson, W.R. [6354], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032590
    Galeotti, H.G. [927], Veracruz Ruellia puri K000064367
    Pearce, R. [2171], Peru Ruellia puri K000534277 syntype
    Robert, A. [351 B], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032587
    Smith, D. [166], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032583
    Weir, J. [s.n.], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032589
    Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4549], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032582
    Regnell, A.F. [I/373], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032585
    s.coll. [s.n.] Ruellia puri K001032607
    Burchell [7716], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032588

    Bibliography

    First published in Linnaea 6: 370 (1831)

    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.
    • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
    • 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.
    • 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

    • Tripp, E.A. & McDade, L.A. (2012). New synonymies for Ruellia (Acanthaceae) of Costa Rica and notes on other neotropical species Brittonia 64: 305-317. New York Botanical Garden.
    • 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.
    • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
    • GBIF (2008-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
    • 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.
    • 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

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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
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