Taxon profile


Fringeleaf Wild Petunia
Ruellia humilis Nutt.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Lamiales »  family Acanthaceae »  genus Ruellia - wild petunia

Scientific synonyms

Ruellia humilis var. calvescens Fern.
Ruellia humilis var. depauperata Tharp & Barkl.
Ruellia humilis var. expansa Fern.
Ruellia humilis var. frondosa Fern.
Ruellia ciliosa var. longiflora Gray
Ruellia humilis var. longiflora (Gray) Fern.


Ruellia humilis - Fringeleaf Wild Petunia

Author: Petr Kocna

Ruellia humilis - Fringeleaf Wild Petunia

Author: Petr Kocna

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Ruellia humilis Nutt.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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