Britton's wild petunia
Ruellia simplex C. Wright


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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Ruellia

Synonyms and Other Names

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Ruellia brittoniana Leonard(Synonym)
Ruellia caerulea Leonard(Synonym)


Category: Shrub or Subshrub
Category: Forbs/Herbs


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