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

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

Introduced into:

Jamaica

Ruellia costata (Nees) Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2013 Poiteau [s.n.], Guyana K001032649
Feb 1, 2013 Poiteau [s.n.], Guyana K001032648
Gardner [3420], Goiás K000534166 syntype
Mileski, E. [470], Brazil K001048064
Prance, G.T. [58665], Brazil K001046149
Heringer, E.P. [4563], Brazil K001048066
Irwin, H.S. [21615], Brazil K001048063
Ratter, J.A. [972], Brazil K001048058
Heringer, E.P. [4197], Brazil K001048041
Heringer, E.P. [4197], Brazil K001048040
Hunt, D.R. [5773], Brazil K001048057
Gardner [3956], Goiás K000534164 syntype
Gardner [4346], Goiás K000534163 holotype
Burchell [7645], Brazil K001048059
Irwin, H.S. [15122], Brazil K001048042
Brooks, R.R. [[476]], Brazil K001048065
Harley, R.M. [10915], Brazil K001046146
March [Mr] [1309], Jamaica K000534209
Guppy, N. [458], Brazil K001048056
Burchell [7645], Brazil K001048061
Ratter, J.A. [891], Brazil K001048055
Anderson, W.R. [9942], Brazil K001048043
Silva, M.N. [363], Brazil K001046145
Burchell [7645], Brazil K001048060
Irwin, H.S. [24509], Brazil K001048062
Burchell [6975], Brazil K001048044
Guppy, N. [514], Brazil K001046148
Mexia, Y. [4534], Brazil K001046147
Oct 1, 2013 Gardner [3420], Goiás Arrhostoxylum costatum var. latifolium K000534167 syntype

First published in Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1877: 76 (1878)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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
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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/
© 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