Barleria repens Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ACANTHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria repens Nees
  • Common name : Red Barleria, Coral Creeper
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Often planted in gardens for their showy flowers. The flowers open between 7:30-10:00 am and remain open till the next day. This species is very disctinct and can be easily identified by their scarlet red flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district (GKVK, Campus)
  • Native : India, Tropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Shendage & Yadav in Rheedea Vol.20, 2010
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. repens. Downloaded on 1 June 2023.

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