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Ruellia patula Jacq.
Family : ACANTHACEAE
Protologue : Misc. Austriac. 2: 358 (1781)
Information on the genus : Ruellia
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dipteracanthus patulus (Jacq.) Nees
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ruellia bracteophylla Chiov. (1929)
=Ruellia gongodes Lindau
=Ruellia ibbensis Lindau
=Ruellia sokotrana Vierh.
=Dipteracanthus sudanicus Schweinf. (1868)
=Ruellia sudanica (Schweinf.) Lindau (1894)
=Dipteracanthus matutinus C. Presl
=Ruellia huttonii T. Anderson (1863)
=Ruellia patula var. dumicola Chiov. (1932)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.1 - 1 m. Alt: 70 - 1525 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1899). Flora of Tropical Africa 5: 45
  • Fl. Cap. (Thunberg) 5: 12-13 (1901).
  • Bothalia 3: 254 (1937). 

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • MONOD, Th. (1940). Contributions à l'étude du Sahara occidental. Fasc. II. Phanérogames. Etud. Hist. Sci. Afr. Occ. Ser.B : 1
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 101 (2002).
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 28867
 
Record n°28867 modified 2008-06-06
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