Barleria noctiflora L.f.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria noctiflora L.f.
  • Vernacular name : Naga gorinta (Telugu)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Dry land and scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : Often in plains, wasteland and scrub jungles.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy & B. Sadasivaiah
  • Collection Date : 20/10/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 40488
  • Collection Locality : Pedda Rangapuram, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Guntur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • 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., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Barleria noctiflora. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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