Ruellia species

The list of probable new species is long, and you might be ready for intermission. All I can tell you for now is that this one *might* have an affinity to Ruellia menthoides and that it is a FINE TIME to be a systematic botanist.

Circa Vagafogo. What a great word.

Wild collected, Brazil, Erin Tripp #5944 w/ Nico Medina, Cíntia Kameyama (COLO); Photos by Erin Tripp

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