Ruellia humilis

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Ruellia humilis
Ruellia humilis.jpg
Conservation status

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Ruellia
Species: R. humilis
Binomial name
Ruellia humilis
Pohl ex Nees

Ruellia ciliosa var. longiflora

Ruellia humilis (wild petunia,[1] fringeleaf wild petunia, hairy petunia, low wild petunia)[2] is a species of flowering plant in the Acanthaceae, the acanthus family. It is native to the eastern United States.[1] It is grown as an ornamental plant.[3]


  1. ^ a b Ruellia humilis. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).
  2. ^ Ruellia humilis. USDA PLANTS Database.
  3. ^ Ruellia humilis. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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