Acanthaceae_Ruellia palustris

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Family Acanthaceae
Basionym Ruellia palustris Durkee
Original Identification Ruellia palustris Durkee
Current Taxon Ruellia palustris Durkee
Protologue Citation  Fieldiana, Botany, New Series 18: 77-78, f. 16. 1986. 
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 274696
Primary Collector Barry Hammel
Collector Number 9341
Collection Date 27 Jul 1980
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Finca La Selva, the OTS Field Station on the Río Puerto Viejo just E of its junction with the Río Sarapíquí. Elevation about 100 m. Dipteryx swamp, 1200 S x 1400 E m grid.
Plant Description Notes Suffruticose herb 1 m tall. Flowers white.
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Broad geographical location Central America
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