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Peruvian Wild Petunia (Ruellia chartacea)

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Ruellia Chartacea, or more commonly know as Peruvian Wild Petunia, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Ruellia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Ruellia Chartacea or Peruvian Wild Petunia's floral region is Puerto Rico.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ruellia
  • Family: Acanthaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: PR (I)




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