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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to S. Tropical America.
Ruellia jussieuoides

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru

Ruellia jussieuoides Schltdl. & Cham. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 s.coll. [48], Costa Rica K000450593 syntype
Jan 1, 1994 Lundell, C.L. [17814], Mexico K000064218
Mexia, Y. [9156], Mexico K000064217
Jurgensen, C. [942], Mexico K000534110
Jurgensen, C. [942], Mexico K000534109
Smith, D. [166], Brazil K001046063
Heringer, E.P. [3761], Brazil K001046066
Heringer, E.P. [4171], Brazil K001046064
Harris [7965], Brazil K001046065
Nov 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1786], Mato Grosso Ruellia puri K000578418
Jan 1, 2000 Pearce, R. [s.n.], Bolivia Ruellia puri K000534276
Feb 1, 1986 Gardner [5130], Minas Gerais Ruellia puri K000534248 holotype
Galeotti, H.G. [927], Veracruz Ruellia puri K000064367
Gardner [5130], Minas Gerais Ruellia puri K000534247 holotype
Bang, M. [1355], Colombia Ruellia puri K000534274
Pearce, R. [2171], Peru Ruellia puri K000534277 syntype
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4549], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032582
Weir, J. [s.n.], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032589
s.coll. [s.n.] Ruellia puri K001032607
Regnell, A.F. [I/373], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032585
Robert, A. [351 B], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032587
Smith, D. [166], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032583
Anderson, W.R. [6354], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032590
Heringer, E.P. [3803], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032584
Bang, M. [1355], Colombia Ruellia puri K000534275
Burchell [7716], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032588
Irwin, H.S. [15912], Brazil Ruellia puri K001032586

First published in Linnaea 6: 370 (1831)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • 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.
  • Tripp, E.A. & McDade, L.A. (2012). New synonymies for Ruellia (Acanthaceae) of Costa Rica and notes on other neotropical species Brittonia 64: 305-317. New York Botanical Garden.

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