African Plant Database

Ruellia spinescens Thunb.
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. 2: 104 (1800) 
Information on the genus : Ruellia
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Aptosimum spinescens (Thunb.) F. E. Weber
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aptosimum spinescens (Thunb.) F. E. Weber (1907)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aptosimum abietinum Burch. ex Benth. (1836)
=Aptosimum laricinum Dinter (1932)
=Aptosimum scaberrimum Schinz (1890)
=Aptosimum steingroeveri Engl. (1894)
=Aptosimum laricinum var. spinosior Dinter
=Aptosimum scaberrimum var. tenuifolium F. E. Weber
=Aptosimum steingroeveri var. glabrum F. E. Weber & Schinz
=Aptosimum scaberrimum var. glabrum F. E. Weber

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Merxmueller, H. von & J. Cramer (1967). Prodromus: einer flora von Südwestafrika. 126: 12
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Record n°28872 modified 2007-01-04
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