Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16373 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AcanthaceaeAcanthaceaeAcanthaceae  
Species Ruellia strepens L.
Common name   limestone wild petunia
Collector(s)
Robert R. Robbins   30  
Coll. Date 22 June 1972 
Geography United States.  Illinois.  Champaign County
Locality N of Urbana, in cemetery near Brownfield Woods. 
 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Ruellia strepens L.

     Dipteracanthus micranthus Engelm. & Gray
     Dipteracanthus strepens (L.) Nees
     Ruellia strepens var. cleistantha Gray
     Ruellia strepens var. micrantha (Engelm. & Gray) Britt.

Common Name(s): limestone wild petunia, limestone wildpetunia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=34390, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Acanthaceae
                                    Genus: Ruellia
                                        Species: Ruellia strepens
                                                                                            

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Links

Taxon Links for species Ruellia strepens  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Ruellia+strepens

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