Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium
Thursday, November 27, 2014 University of Mississippi | Biology Department
Mississippi Plants Checklist
Ruellia Species
Each of the following have been documented for the state of Mississippi.
"Accepted Name" is the scientific name currently used in the USDA Plants Database.
Click on the Accepted Name to search the Pullen Herbarium Specimen Database.

Accepted Name: Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. caroliniensis
Source: Radford, A. et al, eds. Vascular Flora of the Southeastern United States. A series of unpublished manuscripts by various authors.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Institute for Botanical Exploration (IBE).

Accepted Name: Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. caroliniensis var. caroliniensis
Source: Radford, A. et al, eds. Vascular Flora of the Southeastern United States. A series of unpublished manuscripts by various authors.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Institute for Botanical Exploration (IBE).

Accepted Name: Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. ciliosa (Pursh) R.W. Long
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Ruellia caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Steud. ssp. ciliosa (Pursh) R.W. Long var. cinerascens (Fern.) Kartesz & Gandhi
Source: John Kartesz. Personal communication. Often used to indicate the likely expression of a species within a state or province.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Ruellia humilis Nutt.
Source: Radford, A.E., H.A. Ahles, and C.R. Bell. 1964. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Ruellia noctiflora (Nees) Gray
Source: Mississippi Natural Heritage Program.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Ruellia nudiflora (Engelm. & Gray) Urban
Source: Lucile McCook, University of Mississippi. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Ruellia pedunculata Torr. ex Gray
Source: Mississippi Natural Heritage Program.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Ruellia pedunculata Torr. ex Gray ssp. pinetorum (Fern.) R.W. Long
Source: Mississippi Natural Heritage Program.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Ruellia strepens L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

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