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  1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ruellia Plum. ex L.
      1. Ruellia ochroleuca Mart. ex Nees

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central America, NE. Brazil.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Ruellia ochroleuca Mart. ex Nees appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1989 Gardner [900], Bahia K000534251 syntype
    Jan 1, 1989 Saltzmann [s.n.], Bahia K000534250
    Jan 1, 1985 Gardner [900], Brazil K000534249 syntype
    Silva, L.F. [86], Brazil K001032609
    Rodrigues, E. [80], Brazil K001032610
    Saltzmann [s.n.], Bahia K000534252
    Melo, M.R.C.S. [209], Brazil K001032611
    Reichenbach [s.n.], Brazil K001032608
    Ule, E. [9114], Ceará Lychniothyrsus mollis K000534047

    Bibliography

    First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 9: 56 (1847)

    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.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

    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