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

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
escobilla de ratón

[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. 100 - 200 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, subarbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela

Ruellia inundata Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 Ramamoorthy, T.P. [1466], Mexico K000064233
Jan 1, 1986 Langlassé, E. [632], Mexico K000064321
Jan 1, 1980 Cuming. H. [1163], Colombia K000534284 syntype
Dec 20, 1935 Hinton, G.B. [5871], Mexico K000064320
Daniel, T.F. [3216], Mexico K000064318
Eiten, G. [4900], Brazil K001046097
Ule, E. [9085], Brazil K001046096
Hinton, G.B. [5685], Mexico K000064319
Gaumer, G.F. [1695], Mexico Ruellia albicaulis K000064203
Gaumer, G.F., Mexico Ruellia albicaulis K000064202
Jurgensen, C. [514], Mexico Aphragmia haenkei K000064309

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 239 (1818)

Accepted by

  • Daniel, T.F. (2007 publ. 2008). Notes on the distributions of some Mexican Acanthaceae Ibugana 15: 13-22.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • van Proosdij, A.S.J. (2012). Arnoldo's Zakflora, ed. 4: 1-318. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.

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

  • Daniel, T.F. (2007 publ. 2008). Notes on the distributions of some Mexican Acanthaceae Ibugana 15: 13-22.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • van Proosdij, A.S.J. (2012). Arnoldo's Zakflora, ed. 4: 1-318. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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