Barleria buxifolia L., Sp. Pl. 636 1753. (syn: Dicranacanthus buxifolia (L.) Oerst.);
India (peninsular India, Punjab) as per Catalogue of Life;
Have pasted the key to both the species along with some additional notes from the paper by Shendage & Yadav (who have examined B. mysorensis from near Rishi Valley) herewith:
Plants glandular-hairy; flowers pedicelled, pink; outer sepals linear-lanceolate, entire, twice longer than inner ones. – B. mysorensis
Plants not glandular-hairy; flowers sessile, white or sky blue; outer sepals broadly ovate, dentate, four times longer than inner ones. – B. buxifolia
Members, please help to id this species.
This Acanthaceae member was found on the dry tracts of Nilgiri forest area at an altitude of 400 – 500msl.
Grows up to a meter high having flowers of 2 2.5cm across.
date: 21 Jan 2010
Barleria buxifolia, i suppose.
Please id this Acanthaceae member found in the rocky slopes of Satyamangalam RF.
Date: 09 Jan 2010
It is Barleria species—-Acanthaceae
i hope this plant is Barleria obtusa.
This is not Barleria obtusa
could this be Barleria buxifolia ?
For me it matches.
I think it has been already identified in an another link. It is Barleria buxifolia.
Acanthaceae week: Barleria buxifolia – Box-Leaved Barleria: Barleria buxifolia
2-3 feet, Shrub Native
Katnal village, Krishnarajanagara, Mysore
See my postings on this plant a few days back.. Photos taken in Mysore city.
… My interest …. many Barlertia-s are medicinal… did not know any with so many thorns….
Identification of Plant- Barleria sp. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Pl. help me in identification of the Barleria sp. recorded at Palladam, Tirupur Dist, Tamilnadu on 26-07-05.
Thorny, spreading subshrub of about 1.50 feet.
Stem angular, swollen at the nodes. Pair of spines placed perpendicular to the leaves at the nodes.. Leaves round with acute tip.
plant/jan16/1 : 2 posts by 2 authors.
Request to identify Barleria sp.? taken on the way to Ghati Subramanya.