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

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 250 - 1600 m.; Andes, Orinoquia, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Ruellia geminiflora Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 s.coll. [11], Costa Rica K000450592 isotype
Spruce, R. [4186], Peru K000202121
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534123
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534124
Gardner [2712], Piauí K000534131
Gardner [2712], Piauí K000534133 syntype
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534138
Gardner [3418], Goiás K000534136
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Minas Gerais K000534135
Schomburgk [5.S], Guyana K000534140 syntype
Schomburgk, R. [477], Guyana K000534143 syntype
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534144 syntype
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534147 syntype
Burchell [8251], Brazil K000534150
Burchell [8200-2], Brazil K000534151
Moore, S. [662], Mato Grosso K000534149
Gardner [3954], Brazil K000534148 syntype
Schomburgk, R. [377], Guyana K000534153 syntype
Harris [s.n.], Brazil K001046014
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001046015
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001046019
Handro, O. [s.n.], Brazil K001046026
Pirani, J. [1297], Brazil K001046034
Ferreira, A.R. [706], Brazil K001046042
Irwin, H.S. [5476], Brazil K001046048
Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K001046016
Brooks, R.R. [610], Brazil K001046043
Burchell [5909/2], Brazil K001046022
Jenman [6186], Guyana K000534145
Harley, R.M. [24815], Brazil K001046054
Mathews [2000], Brazil K000534125
Irwin, H.S. [7484], Brazil K001046035
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534130
Burchell [7614], Brazil K001046021
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534141
Irwin, H.S. [7602], Brazil K001046033
Gardner [2713], Piauí K000534134 syntype
Irwin, H.S. [8306], Brazil K001046039
Spruce, R. [4186], Peru K000202122
Burchell [5078], Brazil K001046038
Gardner [4345], Goiás K000534137 syntype
Brooks, R.R. [504], Brazil K001046046
Blanchet [s.n.], Brazil K001046020
Brooks, R.R. [672], Brazil K001046150
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001046017
Mimura, I. [509], Brazil K001046027
Irwin, H.S. [6811], Brazil K001046052
Mimura, I. [104], Brazil K001046025
Glaziou [9992], Brazil K001046018
Schomburgk, R. [291], Guyana K000534152 syntype
Burchell [5270], Brazil K001046037
Silva, N.T. [57751], Brazil K001046024
Irwin, H.S. [7096], Brazil K001046047
Ratter, J.A. [2457], Brazil K001046050
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534132
Lockhart [s.n.], Trinidad-Tobago K000534127
Irwin, H.S. [6815], Brazil K001046036
Burchell [6032], Brazil K000534129
Schomburgk [s.n.], Guyana K000534142 syntype
Glaziou, A. [21874], Brazil K001046041
Gardner [4345], Goiás K000534139 syntype
Prance, G.T. [4246], Brazil K001046023
Stannard, B.L. [674], Brazil K001046055
Irwin, H.S. [6811], Brazil K001046051
Schomburgk, R. [2839], Guyana K000534146 syntype
Wanderley, M.G.L. [190], Brazil K001046044
Hostmann [1254], Suriname K000534126
Irwin, H.S. [5476], Brazil K001046049
Glaziou, A. [21878], Brazil K001046053
Burchell [5939], Brazil K001046040
Harley, R.M. [10623], Brazil K001046045
Oct 1, 2013 Stephan, M.D. [s.n.], Minas Gerais Dipteracanthus geminiflorus K000014500 syntype
Irwin, H.S. [15125], Brazil Ruellia vindex K001046151
Claussen, P. [638], Minas Gerais Dipteracanthus geminiflorus var. subacaulis K000534128 syntype

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 240 (1818)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • 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.
  • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(1): 1-904. Missouri Botanical Garden Press.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Marchioretto, M.S., Pires da Silva, V.R.S. & Parode, M.F. (2015). A família Acanthaceae Juss. no Rio Grande do Sul Pesquisas: Botanica 68: 7-82.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

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.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • 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.
  • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(1): 1-904. Missouri Botanical Garden Press.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Marchioretto, M.S., Pires da Silva, V.R.S. & Parode, M.F. (2015). A família Acanthaceae Juss. no Rio Grande do Sul Pesquisas: Botanica 68: 7-82.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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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