Ruellia elegans Poir.

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Synonyms: Arrhostoxylum elegans (Poir.) Bremek. & Nann.-Bremek.
Arrhostoxylum formosum Nees
Ruellia formosa Andr.
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Growth form(s): Shrub under 2 m.
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Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 25.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ruellia elegans
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ruellia elegans
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ruellia elegans
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ruellia elegans
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ruellia elegans
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ruellia elegans
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ruellia elegans
iNaturalist: Ruellia elegans
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ruellia elegans
JSTOR Plant Science: Ruellia elegans
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ruellia elegans
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ruellia elegans
Plants of the World Online: Ruellia elegans
Tropicos: Ruellia elegans
Wikipedia: Ruellia elegans

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Ruellia elegans., retrieved 22 September 2021

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