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Common name

English: Minnieroot

Mandarin: 芦莉草 (lu li cao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Scrophulariales (98)

        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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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