Barleria montana Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ACANTHACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Barleria morrisiana Barns & Fisch.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria montana Nees
  • Common name : Mountain Barleria, Hill Barleria
  • Vernacular name : Adavi decembaralu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1000m on exposed slopes, among rocks and often on thin layer of soil
  • Flower, Fruit : November-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Sing, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 25/10/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0065
  • Collection Locality : K.P. Dam, Tirumal Hills, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Bengaluru district (GKVK, Campus)
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Gajapati district, Ganjam 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) (Tamil Nadu State)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Shendage & Yadav in Rheedea Vol.20, 2010; 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. montana. Downloaded on 22 January 2022.

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