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Ruellia portellae

Ruellia portellae, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Acanthoideae
Tribus: Ruellieae
Subtribus: Ruelliinae
Genus: Ruellia
Species: Ruellia portellae

Ruellia portellae Hook. f., 1880.


Dipteracanthus portellae (Hook.f.) Boom, Succulenta 46: 108. 1967.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Brazil

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Hooker, J.D. 1880. Bot. Mag. 139: t. 6498.


Hassler, M. 2018. Ruellia portellae. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jun. 22. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Ruellia portellae. Published online. Accessed: Jun. 22 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Ruellia portellae in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jun. 22. 2018. Ruellia portellae. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jun. 22.

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