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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Ruellia asperula (Mart. & Nees) Lindau appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2013 Gardner [1814%], Ceará K000534189 syntype
Lemos, J.R. [153], Brazil K001032476
Castellanos, A. [25189], Brazil K001032482
Melo, E. [1640], Brazil K001032488
Gardner [1814], Brazil K000534188 syntype
Laurenio, A. [156], Brazil K001032479
Ferreiro, P.C. [318], Brazil K001032483
Castellanos, A. [25189], Brazil K001032485
Duarte, A.P. [10558], Brazil K001032481
Glaziou [11352], Brazil K001032484
Tschá, M.C. [381], Brazil K001032478
Coradin, L. [5963], Brazil K001032477
Lima-Verde, L.W. [294], Brazil K001032486
Gomes, A.P.S. [134], Brazil K001032480
Paula-Zárate, E.L. [256], Brazil K001032487
Figueiredo, L. [216], Brazil K001032489

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(3b): 311 (1895)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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