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  1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ruellia Plum. ex L.
      1. Ruellia togoensis (Lindau) Heine

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Acanthaceae, H. Heine. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A slightly woody herb 1 ft. or more high
    Flowers
    White flowers about 2 in. long more or less like the last (Ruellia praetermissa) but a longer tube.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Togo

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Ruellia togoensis (Lindau) Heine appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 30, 1960 Chevalier, A. [21816], Ivory Coast K000394006 holotype
    Nov 30, 1960 Warnecke [264], Togo K000394007 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull. 16: 181 (1962)

    Accepted by

    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • in Kew Bull. 16 181 (1962).

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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