The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Ruellia formosa Bonpl. is a synonym of Ruellia elegans Poir.

This name is a synonym of Ruellia elegans Poir. .

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as a synonym (record 100906) with original publication details: Pl. Aequinoct. 1: 167, t. 48 1813.

Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-100906, and has not been changed.