Barleria nitida Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Barleria nitida
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria nitida Nees
  • Vernacular name : Korakkumaaru, Adukkumulli (Tam.)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Perennial undershrubs. Stems terete, ribbed, puberulous. Leaves obovate to elliptic, margins ciliate. Flowers sessile in scorpioid cymes, corolla white and hairy outside.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : December-February
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Often on foothills to 1000 m, sometimes gregarious.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Tiruchirapalli district (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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. nitida. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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