Ruellia blechum

Family:ACANTHACEAE
Species:Ruellia blechum L.
Common Name:BROWNE'S BLECHUM; GREEN SHRIMP PLANT
Plant Notes:Though previously placed in the genus Blechum, studies indicate Blechum and a few other genera should be subsumed into Ruellia (Tripp et al. 2009; Tripp et al. 2013).
Status:Not Native, EPPC(II), FACW (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order LAMIALES
FamilyACANTHACEAE
Genus Ruellia
Species Ruellia blechum L. - BROWNE'S BLECHUM; GREEN SHRIMP PLANT

Citation

Citation RUELLIA BLECHUM Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 1120. 1759.
Basionym: **
Type: JAMAICA: Without data (lectotype: Sloane, Voy. Jamaica 1: t. 109(1). 1707). Lectotypified by Wasshausen, in Jansen-Jacobs, Fl. Guianas, ser. A. 23: 20. 2006.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Alachua FLAS  
Brevard USF  
Broward USF  
Charlotte USF  
Collier USF  
DeSoto USF  
Glades USF  
Hardee USF  
Hendry USF  
Highlands USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Indian River USF  
Lee USF  
Manatee USF  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland USF  
Okeechobee FLAS  
Orange PIHG  
Osceola USF  
Palm Beach USF  
Pinellas USF  
Polk FLAS  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
Volusia USF  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Barleria pyramidata Barleria pyramidata Lamarck, Encycl. 1: 380. 1783. TYPE: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Santo Domingo, without data (holotype: Plumier, in Burman, Pl. Amer. 2: t. 42(3). 1756).
Blechum blechum Blechum blechum (Linnaeus) Millspaugh, Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 2: 100. 1900, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Ruellia blechum Linnaeus 1759. 
Blechum brownei Blechum brownei Jussieu, Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. 9: 270. 1807.BASIONYM: Ruellia blechum Linnaeus 1759. 
Blechum pyramidatum Blechum pyramidatum (Lamarck) Urban, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 15: 323. 1918.BASIONYM: Barleria pyramidata Lamarck 1783. 
Blechum brownei forma albiflorum Blechum brownei Jussieu, forma albiflorum Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 483. 1891. TYPE: VIRGIN ISLANDS: St. Thomas, s.d., Kuntze 645 (lectotype: NY). Lectotypified by E. Tripp et al., Taxon 58: 901. 2009.
Blechum brownei forma coeruleum Blechum brownei Jussieu, forma coeruleum Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 483. 1891. TYPE: PUERTO RICO: Caguas, Oct 1874, Kuntze 290 (holotype: NY).
Blechum brownei forma puberulum Blechum brownei Jussieu, forma puberulum Leonard, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 32: 184. 1942. TYPE: HAITI: Bank of Jean Rabel River, vicinity of Jean Rabel, 30 Jan 1929, Leonard & Leonard 12696 (holotype: US).
Blechum brownei var. laxum Blechum brownei Jussieu, var. laxum Nees von Esenbeck, in de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 466. 1847.  
Blechum brownei var. subcordatum Blechum brownei Jussieu, var. subcordatum Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 483. 1891.  
Blechum linnaei Blechum linnaei Nees von Esenbeck, in de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 465. 1847.  
Blechum linnaei var. laxum Blechum linnaei Nees von Esenbeck, var. laxum Nees von Esenbeck, in de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 466. 1847. TYPE: ECUADOR: Guayas: Guayaquil, s.d., Sinclair s.n. (holotype: K).
Blechum linnaei var. nanum Blechum linnaei Nees von Esenbeck, var. nanum Nees von Esenbeck, in de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 466. 1847. TYPE: PANAMA: Without data, Sinclair s.n. (holotype: K; isotype: K).
Blechum linnaei var. parviflorum Blechum linnaei Nees von Esenbeck, var. parviflorum Nees von Esenbeck, in de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 466. 1847.  
Blechum trinitense Blechum trinitense Nees von Esenbeck, in de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 466. 1847.  

Specimens

Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Hendry Co. 12 May 2006 J. M. Kunzer 1758
USA Florida Volusia Co. 11 Mar 2004 D. Bridges s.n.
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 05 Dec 2002 S.W. Braem OS0380
USA Florida Broward Co. 28 May 2000 C. L. McCartney Jr. 78
USA Florida Manatee Co. 24 May 2000 C. Becker WC0577
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 13 Nov 2001 B. F. Hansen 12916
USA Florida Collier Co. 19 May 1998 R. A. Hattaway CS0347
USA Florida Collier Co. 29 Feb 2000 R. Pires FS0243
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 22 Apr 1997 M. E. Nolan 51
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 01 Apr 1970 D. B. Dunn 16524
USA Florida Highlands Co. 11 May 1968 O. K. Lakela s.n.
USA Florida Highlands Co. 17 Feb 1969 H. S. Conard s.n.
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 23 Apr 1963 L. J. Brass 33036
USA Florida Monroe Co. 13 Feb 1967 O. K. Lakela 30658
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 01 Jan 1973 R. W. Long s.n.
USA Florida Monroe Co. 09 Jun 1973 F. Almeda 1936
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 27 Dec 1979 R. P. Sauleda 3282
USA Florida Monroe Co. 25 Apr 1965 F. C. Craighead s.n.
USA Florida Palm Beach Co. 21 Dec 1990 C. vanHoek 220
USA Florida Indian River Co. 05 Dec 1980 G. Robinson 60
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 12 Mar 1964 O. K. Lakela 26876
USA Florida Manatee Co. 13 Mar 1995 S. Cole MB0055
USA Florida Collier Co. 06 Mar 1965 O. K. Lakela 28182
USA Florida Collier Co. 09 Jan 1966 O. K. Lakela 39403
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 15 Jan 1985 G. Fleming 3717
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 15 May 1987 B. F. Hansen 11334
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 15 May 1987 B. F. Hansen 11334
USA Florida Lee Co. 16 Mar 1979 B. F. Hansen 5188
USA Florida DeSoto Co. 11 Dec 1978 A. Fulton 362
USA Florida Charlotte Co. 29 Oct 1978 R. P. Wunderlin 6325
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 11 Jan 2007 C. vanHoek HR0478
USA Florida Palm Beach Co. 24 Mar 2009 D. A. Guyett s.n.
USA Florida Polk Co. 08 Nov 1996 C. vanHoek 777
USA Florida Glades Co. 09 Dec 2009 A. R. Franck 1659
USA Florida Volusia Co. 14 Jan 2005 D. Spence s.n.
USA Florida Manatee Co. 14 Jan 2009 E. Gandy GP0015
USA Florida Seminole Co. 20 Apr 2012 W. D. Longbottom 17119
USA Florida Indian River Co. 22 Nov 2012 S. Myers 780
USA Florida Osceola Co. 26 Nov 2012 D. H. Williams 3463
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 20 Feb 2012 D. Hilbert 40
USA Florida Seminole Co. 09 May 2013 D. H. Williams 3577
USA Florida Indian River Co. 26 Dec 2013 S. Myers 1248
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 29 Mar 1999 B. K. Holst 7204 Sheet 1 of 2.
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 29 Mar 1999 B. K. Holst 7204 Sheet 2 of 2.
USA Florida Lee Co. 05 Feb 2014 C. Moses LK0134
USA Florida Hardee Co. 24 Jan 2015 P. J. Simoes 73
USA Florida Brevard Co. 15 Jan 2015 T. Kozusko 15-3
Puerto Rico Luquillo Mun. 29 Dec 1970 D. Burch 3214
Dominican Republic Puerto Plata Prov. San Felipe de Puerto Plata Mun. 24 Apr 1970 D. Burch 2340
Dominican Republic Barahona Prov. Paraíso Mun. 02 May 1970 D. Burch 2606
Bahamas Abaco Island Central Abaco Distr. 16 Dec 1979 R. P. Wunderlin 8497
Cayman Islands Grand Cayman Island George Town Distr. 15 Dec 1971 N. Chevalier 230
St. Vincent & the Grenadines St. Vincent Charlotte Par. 13 Mar 1962 G. R. Cooley 8496
Jamaica Surrey Co. Portland Par. Apr 1967 R. E. Vagner 178
Trinidad & Tobago Trinidad Tunapuna-Piarco 14 Feb 1962 W. H. A. Hekking 1456
Puerto Rico Comerío Mun. 25 Nov 1981 B. F. Hansen 9356
Dominican Republic Puerto Plata Prov. 28 May 1970 M. Meagher 293
Bahamas Long Island Long Island Distr. 08 Jul 1998 E. Freid 98-229
Barbados St. Michael Par. 24 May 1970 M. Meagher 270
Barbados St. John Par. 25 May 1970 M. Meagher 275
Puerto Rico Arecibo Mun. 17 May 1970 M. Meagher 184
Jamaica Surrey Co. St. Andrew Par. 25 Sep 1971 R. W. Long s.n.
Cuba Cumanayagua Mun. 10 May 1956 unknown s.n.
Cayman Islands Grand Cayman Island George Town Distr. 14 Dec 1971 N. H. Chevalier 221
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 09 Nov 2015 W. D. Longbottom 24120
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