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Ruellia simplex
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Ruellia simplex
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Família/Family: Acanthaceae

Grupo/Group: Dicotiledónea/Dicotyledon.

Forma de vida/Life form: Hierba/Herb


Duración de vida/Lifespan: Perenne/Perennial.

Sustrato/Substrate: Terrestre/Terrestrial.

Distribución nativa/Native range: Nativa de las Indias Occidentales (Antillas Menores [Granada, Santa Lucía, Monserrat], Antillas Mayores), México, Centroamérica y Sudmérica; ampliamente cultivada y frecuentemente naturalizada en otras regiones, incluyendo las Antillas Menores (ver enlace abajo), Jamaica (Adams 1972) y Florida (ver enlace abajo).
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Native to the West Indies (Lesser Antilles [Grenada, St. Lucia, Monserrat], Greater Antilles), Mexico, Central America and South America; widely cultivated and often naturalized elsewhere, including the Lesser Antilles (see Plants of the Eastern Caribbean link below), Jamaica (Adams 1972) and Florida.

Mapa de ubicaciones / Map of locations


ESTATUS EN LA ISLA DE PUERTO RICO/STATUS ON THE ISLAND OF PUERTO RICO
Presencia/Occurence: Presente/Present.

Origen/Origin: No nativo, naturalizado/Not native, naturalized.

Historia y distribución/History and distribution: Although cited as native to Puerto Rico in the Flora of the West Indies (Acevedo-Rodríguez & Strong 2012, 2015), Liogier & Martorell (1982, 2000) and Liogier (1997 [V:47-48]) cited this as probably escaped from cultivation in Puerto Rico; it was not reported by Britton & Wilson (1923-1930). Axelrod (2011) treated this as a naturalized exotic, and it was not included as part of the native flora of Puerto Rico by Miller et al. (2012). We treat this as a naturalized exotic in Puerto Rico.

TAXONOMÍA/TAXONOMY
Nombre científico con autores/Scientific name with authors: Ruellia simplex C. Wright

Sinónimos/Synonyms: Ruellia brittoniana Leonard, Ruellia coerulea Morong, Ruellia spectabilis Britton, Ruellia tweediana Griseb.
Tenemos datos para Ruellia simplex en la siguiente área de conservación
We have data for Ruellia simplex for the following conservation area
Presencia/Occurence: Origen/Origin:
Susúa, Bosque Estatal/State Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized


Elevaciones/Elevations:
Elevaciones Bajas: < 500 m / Low Elevations: < 500 m
Elevaciones Medias: 500-1000 m / Middle elevations: 500-1000 m


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Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
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Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Ruellia simplex
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley