Barleria mysorensis B.Heyne ex Roth

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Barleria mysorensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria mysorensis B.Heyne ex Roth
  • Key identification features : Closely resembles B.buxifolia but differs in entire plant being glandular hairy. Flowers pedicellate and pink; outer sepals ovate-oblong and inner sepals slightly smaller than the outer ones.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Comments : Common in deciduous and exposed rocky localities. Flowers open between 7-9 am and remain until the next day.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Dharmapuri district, Coimbatore district, Madurai district, Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Villipuram district, Tiruchirapalli district, Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Nellore district, Prakasham district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Shankar M. Shendage & Yadav, S.R. (2010). Revision of the Genus Barleria (Acanthaceae) in India. Rheedea Vol. 20 (2) 81-130.
  • 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 mysorensis. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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