Ruellia capitata

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Ruellia capitata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Ruellia
Species: R. capitata
Binomial name
Ruellia capitata

Ruellia capitata (syn. Strobilanthes capitatus T.Anders., Strobilanthes pentastemonoides (Wallich) Nees, Strobilanthes pentstemonoides (Nees) T.Anders.) is a plant native to Cerrado vegetation of Brazil, China, and Nepal. This plant is cited in Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal; first published as "Naturbilder aus Südwest China" by Österreichischer Bundesverlag, Vienna, 1927. [1]

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  • HANDEL-MAZZETTI A Botanical Pioneer In South West China: Experiences and Impressions of an Austrian Botanist During the First World War. (1927) [2] - Chapter 36, p. 154.

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