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Yerba Maravilla (Ruellia coccinea)

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Ruellia Coccinea, or more commonly know as Yerba Maravilla, is a subshrub shrub forb/herb of the genus Ruellia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Ruellia Coccinea or Yerba Maravilla's floral region is Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ruellia
  • Family: Acanthaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: PR (N) VI (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: C(FACW)




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