Ruellia macrantha

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Christmas pride
Ruellia macrantha.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Ruellia
Species: R. macrantha
Binomial name
Ruellia macrantha
Mart. ex Nees

Ruellia macrantha (Christmas pride) is a plant native of Cerrado vegetation of Brazil, which is usually used like an ornamental plant. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.

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