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Ruellia, Petunia Mexicana

Ruellia sp. (brittoniana? tuberosa?)


Planta de hasta 1m de alto, de la familia Acanthaceae. Small plant with purple and white flowers and dark green leaves.


Originaria de Jamaica y Nativa de México hasta El caribe y Sud-América. Sub-tropical montane forest at the suburbs of Guatemala City at 1800 msnn

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Ruellia sp. (squarrosa? tuberosa?) Plants of Hawaii: Ruellia squarrosa (Ruellia)

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1 Comment

AndresDuarte 8 years ago

Thank you very much Matti, Its a Ruellia, but hard to say if its a Tuberosa or Brittoniana.

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Spotted on Aug 21, 2012
Submitted on Oct 29, 2012

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