Barleria acuminata Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Barleria acuminata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria acuminata Wight ex Nees
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Branchlets pubescent. Leaves are ovate-orbicular, acute at the apex, tomentose; Petiole pubescent; Flowers in racemes; Calyx lobed, lanceolate, pubescent; Corolla imbricate; Style long, hairy at the base.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Native : India
  • Comments : On foothills to 600 m. Abundant on impenetrable thickets.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Salem district, Hoganekkal Forest (Dharmapuri district) (Tamil Nadu State); Yakidi R.F. (Ananthapur district), Kadapa district, Rangapuram R.F. (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. acuminata. Downloaded on 22 February 2024.

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