Ruellia tuberosa L.
Sp.Pl. 634 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Saturday 11 June 2005

Upright or prostrate rhizomatous, perennial, herb, to 0.4 m high. Fl. blue-purple, Mar to May. Red levee soil. Along creeklines, in gardens, near saltmarsh, on watered margins of parks.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pindanland, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby/west Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.