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  1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ruellia Plum. ex L.
      1. Ruellia brevifolia (Pohl) C.Ezcurra

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. 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
    Colombia
    [FZ]

    Flora Zambesiaca Acanthaceae (part 2) by Iain Darbyshire, Kaj Vollesen and Ensermu Kelbessa

    Vernacular
    Red Ruellia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru

    Introduced into:

    El Salvador, Fiji, Gulf of Guinea Is., Leeward Is., Mauritius, Pakistan, Réunion

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Ruellia brevifolia (Pohl) C.Ezcurra appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hunt, D.R. [6331], Brazil K001048083
    Trail, J.W.H. [648], Brazil K001048113
    Lindeman, J.C. [626], Brazil K001048091
    Ratter, J.A. [4111], Brazil K001048115
    Spruce, R. [4363], Peru K000202125
    Spruce, R. [4363], Peru K000202126
    Spruce, R. [4363], Peru K000202127
    Irwin, H.S. [25176], Brazil K001048084
    Irwin, H.S. [27314], Brazil K001048088
    Smith, L.B. [12310], Brazil K001048082
    Smith, L.B. [1329], Brazil K001048097
    Lira, C.M.S. [245], Brazil K001048099
    Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001048104
    Dubs, B. [2170], Brazil K001048089
    Warming, E. [s.n.], Brazil K001048092
    Krukoff, B.A. [6018], Brazil K001048085
    Mueller, F. [296], Brazil K001048111
    Widgren [s.n.], Brazil K001048110
    Dusén, P. [14022], Brazil K001048108
    Weir, J. [212], Brazil K001048105
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001048109
    Sellow [245], Brazil K001048114
    Sandeman, C. [2147], Brazil K001048087
    Groppo, M. [617], Brazil K001048096
    Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4560], Brazil K001048101
    Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4514], Brazil K001048102
    Mexia, Y. [4447], Brazil K001048093
    Forero, E. [6351], Brazil K001048103
    Hoehne, F.C. [s.n.], Brazil K001048094
    Casari, M.B. [354], Brazil K001048100
    Burchell [4861], Brazil K001048106
    Burchell [5332], Brazil K001048107
    Burchell [5332], Brazil K001048112
    Maione, L. [89], Brazil K001048098
    Gropp, M. Jr. [619], Brazil K001048095
    [Krukoff, B.A.] [6018], Brazil K001048086

    Bibliography

    First published in Darwiniana 29: 278 (1989)

    Accepted by

    • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
    • 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.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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.
    • Daniel, T.F. & Figueiredo, E. (2009). The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, IV, 60: 623-674.
    • 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.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 127-135: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca

    • —Vollesen in F.Z. 8(5): 136 (2013).

    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.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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.
    • Daniel, T.F. & Figueiredo, E. (2009). The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, IV, 60: 623-674.
    • 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.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 127-135: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Smith, A.C. (1991). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 5: 1-626. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
    • Rechinger, K.H. (1966). Flora Iranica 24: 1-9. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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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
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