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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico.
Ruellia foetida

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Ruellia foetida Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1991 Lott, E.J. [3148], Mexico K000064260
Jan 1, 1991 Martínez S., E. [3726], Mexico K000064258
Jan 1, 1990 Morton, C.V. [2640], Mexico K000064266
Jan 1, 1990 Hinton, G.B. [9906], Mexico K000064259
Jan 1, 1990 Langlassé, E. [620], Mexico K000064267
Jan 1, 1990 Palmer, E. [49], Mexico K000534105 isotype
Jan 1, 1990 Palmer, E. [49], Mexico K000064268 isotype
Jan 1, 1990 Hinton, G.B. [11564], Mexico K000064264
Jan 1, 1990 Palmer, E. [1274], Mexico K000064265
Daniel, T.F. [6135], Mexico K000064261
Cubillos, N. [2081], Mexico K000064263
Daniel, T.F. [6120], Mexico K000064262

First published in Enum. Pl.: 656 (1809)

Accepted by

  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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