Ruellia simplex C.Wright, Anales Acad. Ci. Méd. Habana 6: 321 1869. (syn: Ruellia brittoniana Leonard [Illegitimate]);
efloraofindia:”For Id 09042013MR2’’ is this Ruellia spp at Pune : Attachments (4). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Kindly help Id this potted plant height about 2 ft at a housing society garden at Pune. Is this any Ruellia spp?
It may be Ruellia brittoniana
Thank you … for the Id
Attaching some more pictures of leaves and fruit. The stem is very hairy and nodes appear purplish. Can this be Ruellia tuberosa? Id help … post
After careful observation of many Ruellia specimens and photographs with me I doubted this plant shows more affinity towards Ruellia simplex rather than to R. brittoniana. Expect the comments from other experts!
May i know what are the differences between Ruellia simplex and R. brittoniana?
As per following sites they are synonyms, maybe one is illegitimate –
Leaves in Ruellia simplex seem to be more linear, as per following sites, one or two images show a bit broader leaves too –