Ruellia simplex

Family:ACANTHACEAE
Species:Ruellia simplex C.Wright
Common Name:BRITTON'S WILD PETUNIA; MEXICAN BLUEBELL
Plant Notes:**
Status:Not Native, EPPC(I), FAC (DEP), FAC (NWI)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyACANTHACEAE
Genus Ruellia
Species Ruellia simplex C.Wright - BRITTON'S WILD PETUNIA; MEXICAN BLUEBELL

Citation

Citation RUELLIA SIMPLEX C. Wright, in Sauvalle, Anales Acad. Ci. Med. Habana 6: 321. 1870.
Basionym: **
Type: CUBA: Pinar del Río: El Salado, Mun. San Cristobal and Palacios, s.d., Wright 3642 (holotype: NY).

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Alachua FLAS  
Brevard USF  
Broward USF  
Charlotte FSU  
Collier USF  
Escambia FLAS  
Franklin FSU  
Hendry USF  
Highlands FTG  
Hillsborough USF  
Indian River USF  
Lake FLAS  
Lee USF  
Leon USF  
Levy FSU  
Manatee USF  
Marion FLAS  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland FLAS  
Orange USF  
Palm Beach USF  
Pinellas USF  
Putnam FLAS  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
St. Lucie FLAS  
Sumter USF  
Volusia USF  
Wakulla FSU  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Cryphiacanthus angustifolius Cryphiacanthus angustifolius Nees von Esenbeck, in de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 199. 1847. TYPE: ARGENTINA: Entre Rios: Without data, Tweedie s.n. (lectotype: K). Lectotypified by Ezcurra, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 80: 812. 1993.
Ruellia angustifolia Ruellia angustifolia (Nees von Esenbeck) Lindau, in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(3b): 311. 1895, non Swartz 1788.BASIONYM: Cryphiacanthus angustifolius Nees von Esenbeck 1847. 
Ruellia brittoniana Ruellia brittoniana Leonard, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 31: 96. 1941, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ruellia tweediana Grisebach 1879; Cryphiacanthus angustifolius Nees von Esenbeck 1847. 
Ruellia malacosperma Ruellia malacosperma Greenman, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 34: 572. 1899. TYPE: MEXICO: Tamaulipas: Tampico, 30 Apr 1898, Pringle 6806 (lectotype: GH; isolectotypes: BM, F, L, LL, MEXU, MIN, NSW, NY, PR, PRC, S, UC, US). Lectotypified by T. F. Daniel, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 55: 782. 2004.
Ruellia spectabilis Ruellia spectabilis Britton, in Morong & Britton, Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 7: 192. 1893, nom. illegit. et non G. Nicholson 1886.BASIONYM: Ruellia tweediana Grisebach 1879; Cryphiacanthus angustifolius Nees von Esenbeck 1847. 
Ruellia tweediana Ruellia tweediana Grisebach, Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 24: 249. 1879.Cryphiacanthus angustifolius Nees von Esenbeck 1847. 
Arrhostoxylon microphyllum Arrhostoxylon microphyllum Nees von Esenbeck, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 9: 22. 1847. TYPE: URUGUAY: Montevideo: Near St. Lucia, s.d., Sellow s.n. (holotype: B(destroyed)).
Ruellia coerulea Ruellia coerulea Morong, in Morong & Britton, Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 7: 193. 1893. TYPE: PARAGUAY: Pilcomayo River, 1888-1890, Morong 1013 (holotype: NY; isotypes: MO, US).
Ruellia ignorantiae Ruellia ignorantiae Herter, Revista Sudamer. Bot. 4: 193. 1937.BASIONYM: Arrhostoxylon mcirophyllum Nees von Esenbeck 1847. 
Ruellia longipes Ruellia longipes Urban, Symb. Antill. 9: 129. 1923. TYPE: CUBA: Camaguey: Near Camaguey, 11 Apr 1917, Ekman 8601 (holotype: HAC; isotype: S).
Ruellia microphylla Ruellia microphylla (Nees von Esenbeck) Lindau, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19(Beibl. 48): 16. 1894, non Cavanilles 1801.BASIONYM: Arrhostoxylon microphyllum Nees von Esenbeck 1847.