Did you know you can access the Native Plant Information Network with your web-enabled smartphone?
The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.
Convergent patterns of variation in Ruellia caroliniensis and R. humilis (Acanthaceae)
Author(s): R. W. Long
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club
Article Topic(s): Genetics, Morphology, Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
Species Referenced: Ruellia caroliniensis (Carolina wild petunia),
AbstractInvestigates the relationship between Ruellia caroliniensis and R. humilis in four states in the northeastern US where the species are sympatric. The two species were shown to hybridize and it is hypothesized that they are probably elements of the same biological species.
Suggested CitationR. W. Long. "Convergent patterns of variation in Ruellia caroliniensis and R. humilis (Acanthaceae)." Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 88.6 (1961): 387-396