Barleria lupulina Lindl., Edwards’s Bot. Reg. 18: t. 1483 1833. (Syn: Barleria macrostachya Bojer; Dicliptera spinosa Lodd. ex Nees [Invalid]);
 
hop-headed barleria, hophead, hophead Philippine violet, porcupine flower, snake bush • Bengali: বিসল্যকরনী vishalyakarani;
 
Small shrub with narrow lanceolate leaves up to 10 cm long, flowers yellow in compact erect spikes with broadly ovate overlapping bracts.


 

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Barleria lupulina Lindl. from Hooghly: 14 images.

This seems to be the same species as in – efi thread.
Bengali name : KANTA BISHALYAKARANI
H & H : shrub with long spines in pvt. property, also on roadside SHIVJI KI MANDIR
Date : 2/11/12, 11.15 a.m., the flowers are from a 2nd plant
Place : Hooghly


But, could not find any old records in Bengal Plants, F. I., F. B. I.; except that Flora of British India did mention that it was cultivated in India, without giving any detail.


 

 

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Ex-situ Silviculture : Barleria lupulina Lindl. : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)  


  

 

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Barleria lupulina Lindl.
in Thane on December 2, 2007  


A very distinctive species. Thanks for sharing


Names of Plants in India :: Barleria lupulina: commonly known as: hop-headed barleria, hophead Philippine violet, snake bush • Bengali: কণ্ট বিসল্যকরনী kanta bishalyakarani • Tamil: செம்முள்ளி cem-mulli, முள்கனகாம்பரம் mulkanakamparam 
botanical name: Barleria lupulina Lindl.


  

 

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Acanthaceae Week: Barleria lupulina from Delhi: Barleria lupulina Lindl., Edwards’s Bot. Reg. 18: t. 1483 1833.
syn: Barleria macrostachya Bojer; Dicliptera spinosa Lodd. ex Nees
Small shrub with narrow lanceolate leaves up to 10 cm long, flowers yellow in compact erect spikes with broadly ovate overlapping bracts.  
Photographed from Herbal Garden, Punjabi Bagh in Delhi.
Common names: Hophead, Philippine barleria  


Barleria lupulina Lindl., Edwards’s Bot. Reg. 18: t. 1483 1833.

syn: Barleria macrostachya Bojer; Dicliptera spinosa Lodd. ex Nees
Small shrub with narrow lanceolate leaves up to 10 cm long, flowers yellow in compact erect spikes with broadly ovate overlapping bracts.
Photographed from Herbal Garden, Punjabi Bagh in Delhi.
Common names: Hophead, Philippine barleria

   


Herbal Garden, Punjabi Bagh New Delhi– May’10?; Barleria lupulina from Delhi – efloraofindia | Google Groups

  

 

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Barleria lupulina AT APL 2018/06 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Barleria lupulina
Hop-headed barleria
Chandigarh
April 2, 2018

  

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Dattaji Salvi Udyan  Thane

Date: January 11, 2020 … Altitude: about 11 m (36 feet) asl
Barleria lupulina  Lindl.   

has the plant thorns also?


Yes …, spines are borne in axils.


In Hindi, it is called Piyabans.


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