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Ruellia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 34371

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): wild petunia [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAcanthaceae  – acanthacées  
                               GenusRuellia L. – wild petunia  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Ruellia blechum L. – Browne's blechum 
                                  Species Ruellia brevifolia (Pohl) C. Ezcurra – tropical wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud. – Carolina wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia chartacea (T. Anderson) Wassh. – Peruvian wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia ciliatiflora Hook. – hairyflower wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia ciliosa Pursh – Sandhills wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia coccinea (L.) Vahl – yerba maravilla 
                                  Species Ruellia corzoi Tharp & F.A. Barkley – Corzo's wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia davisiorum Tharp & F.A. Barkley – Rio Grande wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia devosiana hort. Jacob-Makoy ex E. Morren – Brazilian wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia dipteracanthus Hemsl.  
                                  Species Ruellia drummondiana (Nees) A. Gray – Drummond's wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia drushelii Tharp & F.A. Barkley – Drushel's wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia fulgida Andrews  
                                  Species Ruellia heteromorpha Fernald – Carolina wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia humilis Nutt. – fringeleaf wild petunia, wild petunia, low ruellia 
                                  Species Ruellia metzae Tharp – Metz's wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia noctiflora (Nees) A. Gray – nightflowering wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia nudiflora (Engelm. & A. Gray) Urb. – wild petunia, violet wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia occidentalis (A. Gray) Tharp & F.A. Barkley – western wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia parryi A. Gray – Parry's wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia patula Jacq.  
                                  Species Ruellia pedunculata Torr. ex A. Gray – stalked wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia pinetorum Fernald – stalked wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia prostrata Poir. – prostrate wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia purshiana Fernald – Pursh's wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia simplex C. Wright – softseed wild petunia, Britton's wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia strepens L. – limestone wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia succulenta Small – Carolina wild petunia 
                                  Species Ruellia tuberosa L. – minnieroot 
                                  Species Ruellia yucatana (Leonard) Tharp & F.A. Barkley – violet ruellia, Yucatan wild petunia 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Lamiales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Ruellia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ruellia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ruellia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ruellia   
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