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

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

Ruellia villosa (Nees) Lindau appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Williams, L.O. [8004], Brazil K001032671
Giulietti, A.M. [CFCR 1729], Brazil K001032672
Harley, R.M. [28306], Brazil K001032669
Saint-Hilaire, A. [459], Brazil K001032674
Ganev, W. [410], Brazil K001032667
Pirani, J.R. [11135], Brazil K001032673
Ganev, W. [3460], Brazil K001032668
Pirani, J.R. [CFCR 2010], Brazil K001032670
Glaziou [15294], Brazil K001032675

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(3b): 311 (1895)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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