Ruellia tuberosa L.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Ruellia tuberosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ruellia tuberosa L.
  • Common name : Way side Tuberose
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1196
  • Key identification features : An erect herb with young parts hispid. Leaves elliptic-obovate with slightly crenate or undulate margin. Corolla ale blue or violet. Capsule longer than calyx.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Frequent in gardens. Occasional in wild
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Gulbarga, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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