Barleria strigosa Willd.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria strigosa Willd.
  • Vernacular name : Artagala (Sanskrit); Nilakurnji (Malayalam); Saptafena, Bansuralli, Banmalli, Koileka (Oria); Neelambaramu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Moist and shaded places
  • Comments / notes : This species grown as garden plant
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : B.R. Ramesh & S.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 15/11/1979
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10463
  • Collection Locality : Sandur Hills, Bellari district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, Kadapa district, Kurnool district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Thrissur district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 strigosa. Downloaded on 25 June 2019.

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