Barleria terminalis Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant List
  • Common name : Blue Barleria
  • Vernacular name : Mayurpunk (Hindi); Kurubakah (Sanskrit)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Stream sides
  • Comments / notes : Along streams at higher altitudes
  • Key identification features : Shrub with sparsely strigose stem. Flowers in strigosely hairy spikes, corolla blue with the tube paler than the limb.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Barleria terminalis. Downloaded on 25 June 2019.

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