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

Native to:

Socotra

Ruellia insignis Balf.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ratcliffe-Smith, A. [566], Yemen 34208.000
Bayley Balfour [376], Socotra K000393965

First published in Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 12: 85 (1883)

Accepted by

  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

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