Ruellia tuberosa L.

Common name

English: Minnieroot

Mandarin: 芦莉草 (lu li cao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Scrophulariales (99)

        Family: Acanthaceae (25) (family description)

          Genus: Ruellia (2)

           Epithet: tuberosa L. (3)

tuberosa => producing or resembling tubers

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue

External links

Check for Ruellia tuberosa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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