Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Ruellia tuberosa
Acanthaceae Juss.
Ruellia tuberosa L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 634 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Habitat in Jamaica."
Barker, R.M. (12 September 1986), A taxonomic revision of Australian Acanthaceae. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 9: 76-78 [secondary reference]
Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26: 4 [secondary reference]
Barker, R.M. (29 August 1996), Additional species, new combinations and other notes on Acanthaceae of Australia. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 17: 138 [secondary reference]
  • Text: There has been a marked spread of R.tuberosa L. in 10 years in the Northern Territory, and there are now records for this species as naturalised in Queensland and Western Australia. It has also been collected as a troublesome weed (Dorney 62).
Bean, A.R. in Bostock, P.D. & Holland, A.E. (ed.) (8 December 2010), Acanthaceae. Census of the Queensland Flora 2010: 6 [secondary reference]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2011), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), NT (naturalised), Qld (naturalised)