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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America.
Ruellia brevifolia

[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
Colombia

[FZ]

Flora Zambesiaca Acanthaceae (part 2) by Iain Darbyshire, Kaj Vollesen and Ensermu Kelbessa

Vernacular
Red Ruellia.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru

Introduced into:

El Salvador, Fiji, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Leeward Is., Mauritius, Pakistan, Réunion

Ruellia brevifolia (Pohl) C.Ezcurra appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Spruce, R. [4363], Peru K000202126
Warming, E. [s.n.], Brazil K001048092
Smith, L.B. [1329], Brazil K001048097
Groppo, M. [617], Brazil K001048096
Spruce, R. [4363], Peru K000202127
Irwin, H.S. [25176], Brazil K001048084
Maione, L. [89], Brazil K001048098
Trail, J.W.H. [648], Brazil K001048113
Irwin, H.S. [27314], Brazil K001048088
Lindeman, J.C. [626], Brazil K001048091
Widgren [s.n.], Brazil K001048110
Casari, M.B. [354], Brazil K001048100
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001048104
Sellow [245], Brazil K001048114
[Krukoff, B.A.] [6018], Brazil K001048086
Ratter, J.A. [4111], Brazil K001048115
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001048109
Dusén, P. [14022], Brazil K001048108
Burchell [5332], Brazil K001048112
Weir, J. [212], Brazil K001048105
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4514], Brazil K001048102
Forero, E. [6351], Brazil K001048103
Dubs, B. [2170], Brazil K001048089
Krukoff, B.A. [6018], Brazil K001048085
Spruce, R. [4363], Peru K000202125
Gropp, M. Jr. [619], Brazil K001048095
Hunt, D.R. [6331], Brazil K001048083
Sandeman, C. [2147], Brazil K001048087
Smith, L.B. [12310], Brazil K001048082
Lira, C.M.S. [245], Brazil K001048099
Hoehne, F.C. [s.n.], Brazil K001048094
Burchell [4861], Brazil K001048106
Mueller, F. [296], Brazil K001048111
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4560], Brazil K001048101
Burchell [5332], Brazil K001048107
Mexia, Y. [4447], Brazil K001048093

First published in Darwiniana 29: 278 (1989)

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.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 127-135: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Daniel, T.F. & Figueiredo, E. (2009). The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, IV, 60: 623-674.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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/"

Flora Zambesiaca

  • —Vollesen in F.Z. 8(5): 136 (2013).

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.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 127-135: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Daniel, T.F. & Figueiredo, E. (2009). The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, IV, 60: 623-674.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rechinger, K.H. (1966). Flora Iranica 24: 1-9. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Smith, A.C. (1991). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 5: 1-626. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.
  • 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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