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ruellia:

see acanthusacanthus
, common name for a member of the Acanthaceae, a family of chiefly perennial herbs and shrubs, mostly native to the tropics. A few members of the family, many of which have decorative spiny leaves, are cultivated as ornamentals—especially the Mediterranean
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Exploring the Phyto-Constituents of Ruellia patula (Acanthaceae) as Antibacterial Agent.
Petrolina-PE, 2014-2015 Especie Nome Vulgar Familia Ruellia asperula Melosa Acanthaceae (Mart.
Hsieh, "Evaluation of the antioxidant activity of Ruellia tuberosa," Food Chemistry, vol.
128 Rubus ellipticus Rosaceae Shrub Smith 129 Ruellia tuberosa L.
The vegetation at Paradise Point which represented early succession consisted of under-shrubs such as Iphiona grantioides (Boiss) Anderb, Ruellia patula Jacq., Ruellia longifolia (Stocks) T.
Polianthes maculosa, Zephyranthesa renicola, Ruellia corzoi, Ruelli apedunculata, Coldemia greggii, Heliotropium angiospermum, Cynanchum barbigerum, Palafoxia texana and Dyssodia spp were the preferred non arbustive species during the year.
This zone is characterized by the presence of the blue green algae (Nostoc commune), several foliose lichens, and numerous vascular plants such as cedar glade cress (Leavenworthia stylosa), Missouri evening primrose (Oenothera macrocarpa), wild petunia (Ruellia humilis), Gattinger's prairie clover (Dalea gattingeri) Barneby), Venus' pride (Houstonia purpurea), limestone flameflower (Talinum cal-caricum), widow's cross (Sedum pulchellum), Tennessee coneflower (Echinacea tennesseensis); white rim scurfpea (Pediomelum subacaule), fluxweed (Isanthus brachiatus), prickly pear (Opuntia cespitosa), poverty dropseed (Sporo-bolus vaginiflorus), prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus), and pasture heliotrope (Heliotropium tenellum) (Quarterman et al., 1993; Baskin and Baskin, 1999).
Floristically, cedar glades are characterized by the presence of the blue green alga, Nostoc commune, several foliose lichens, and numerous vascular plants such as cedar glade cress (Leavenworthia stylosa), Missouri evening primrose (Oenothera macrocarpa), wild petunia (Ruellia humilis) Gattinger's prairie clover (Dalea gattingeri), Venus' pride (Houstonia purpurea), limestone flameflower (Talinum calcaricum), widow's cross (Sedum pulchellum), Tennessee coneflower (Echinacea tennesseensis), white rim scurfpea, (Pediomelum subacaule), fluxweed (Isanthus brachiatus), prickly pear (Opuntia cespitosa), poverty drop-seed (Sporobolus vaginiflorus), prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus), and pasture heliotrope (Heliotropium tenellum) (Quarterman et al.
Among the wild plants that are commonly used are sambiloto (Andrographis paniculata), tapak liman (Elephantopus scaber), patikan kebo (Euphorbia hirta), tapak dara (Vinca rosea), ciplukan (Physalis minima), kudu (Morinda citrifolia), gempur batu (Ruellia naifera), and sembung (Blumea balsamifera).
Especies de malezas encontradas en el cultivo de naranja 'Valencia' en los municipios Bolivar y Manuel Monje del estado Yaracuy (Venezuela) Especie Familia Ciclo botanica de vida Ruellia tuberosa L.
ex Nees 2 Hygrophila Acanthaceae Kulekhara-shak auriculata (Schumach.) Heine 3 Ruellia ciliosa Acanthaceae Chot-poti Pursh.