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Ruellia tuberosa L.

Sp.Pl. 634 (1753)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status

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.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 11 June 2005


IBRA Regions
Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Keep, Mitchell, Pindanland, Purnululu.
IMCRA Regions
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.