Barleria involucrata Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 92 1832. (Syn: Barleria pentandra Arn. ex Nees);
 
Mayurpankh • Hindi: मयूरपंख Mayurpankh • Marathi: जांभली कोरांटी Jambhli koranti • Sanskrit: Kurabakah, Raktamlanah, Saireyakah-raktah; 

Images by Satish Pardeshi (Id by Dinesh Valke), (Inserted by J.M.Garg) 

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Subshrubs; branches terete, appressed hairy. Leaves 8-15 x 2.5-7 cm, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, base tapering; lateral nerves 7-9 pairs; petiole 1-3 cm long. Flowers in axillary cymes, often forming large terminal panicles; bracteoles 2-3.5 cm long, linear lanceolate. Outer calyx lobes, ovate lanceolate, 3 cm long; inner 2 cm long, narrowly lanceolate, acute, pubescent out side. Corolla blue with reddish-purple tube, 2 cm long; lobes obovate, obtuse. Stamens 2. Capsules elliptic, 2.5 x 0.7 cm; seeds 4, broadly ellisoid, obtuse, silky hairy.

Flowering and fruiting: November-April
Semi-evergreen forests and also in the plains
India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
 
 



Request for id of another Barleria SNP : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
this Barleria was observed at Gautala Autrum ghat wildlife sancatuary, Jalgaon. the plant was very high on arocky cliff  to get a pic. hence could get only flowers. i feel it is Barleria involucrata.
However Flower of india websirte has a bit different flower colour.
please help in Id.
http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Mayurpankh.html


Barleria involucrata var. involucrata as per another thread. Thanks, … for correct Id.   


Thanks … I earnestly hope someone helps in seconding this ID.


Please let me know the dates when this photographs were taken 


 

 

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