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This species is accepted, and its native range is Texas to Mexico.

Native to:

Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Texas

Ruellia occidentalis (A.Gray) Tharp & F.A.Barkley appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wynd, F.L. [241], Mexico Ruellia nudiflora var. occidentalis K000064340
Brandegee, T.S., Mexico Ruellia tuberosa var. occidentalis K000064275

First published in Amer. Midl. Naturalist 42: 25 (1949)

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

  • ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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