Barleria longiflora L.f.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Barleria longiflora
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria longiflora L.f.
  • Common name : Lamb Koranti
  • Vernacular name : Adayanda (San.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-182
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 05/11/14
  • Collection Locality : Alurkona R.F., Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Scrub forest
  • Key identification features : Shrub with chartaceous leaves, densely greyish-tomentose and very long white flowers, sometimes reaching 6-inc. Long.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in foothills of scrub forest to open deciduous forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Krishnagiri district, Hoganekkal Forest (Dharmapuri district), Vandalur Bird Sanctuary (Kanchipuram district, former Chengalpattu district), Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary (Vellore district, former North Arcot), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Guntur district, Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mehbubnagar district, Nalgonda district (Telangana State); Puri district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • 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 and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Barleria longiflora. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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