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

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Ruellia bourgaei Hemsl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1988 Bourgeau, M. [885], Mexico K000064198 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1988 Soto N., J.C. [6060], Mexico K000064200
Gourlay, W.B. [58], Mexico 17167.000
Gourlay, W.B. [58], Mexico K000064197
Bourgeau, E. [885], Mexico K000064199
Lyonnet, E. [605], Mexico K000064196
Bourgeau, E. [885], Mexico K000534112
Pringle, C.G. [4500], Mexico K000064195
Jan 1, 2012 Galeotti, H.G. [933], Mexico Ruellia dipteracanthus K000064201 isolectotype
Galeotti, H.G. [s.n.], Mexico Ruellia dipteracanthus K000913644 lectotype

First published in Diagn. Pl. Nov. Mexic.: 35 (1879)

Accepted by

  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Tripp, E.A. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Ruellia section Chiropterophila (Acanthaceae): a lineage of rare and endemic species from Mexico Systematic Botany 35: 629-661.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Tripp, E.A. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Ruellia section Chiropterophila (Acanthaceae): a lineage of rare and endemic species from Mexico Systematic Botany 35: 629-661.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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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