Barleria gibsonii Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 339 1850. (Syn. Barleria mackenii Hook.f.; Barleria montana sensu Clarke in Hooker; Barleria gibsonioides Blatt.) as per Revision of the Genus Barleria (Acanthaceae) in India” ;
 

Images
by Satish Phadke & Himansu (Inserted
by J.M.Garg)

 

  

 


Barleria gibsonioides : Pune: Barleria gibsonioides
Acanthaceae

Pl. validate.
Observed this plant near NDA Tekdi Pune.
Shrub around a meter in height. Leaves 15-20 cm ovate/elliptic glabrous, opposite.
Flowers in terminal racemes. Bracts foliaceous faint green.2.5 to 3cm. Corolla 8-9cm 2 lipped 4above one below.
Two distinct darker spots on upper middle lips.


 

Need ID for this plant: Hope somebody can ID the plant based on the photo of the flower attached.

Date Taken: 28.10.2012
Location: 50 Kilometers from Pune near Panshet on a mountain slope at an elevation of about 900 meters above sea level.
Hope the flower picture is sufficient for identification.


Feedback from another thread
“Looks like Barleria gibsonoides”


SMPAPR01 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3) 

Sharing my images of Barleria gibsonoides from outskirts of Pune.


i loved the details in the last pic especially

thanks

so dr gibson did get some flowers named after him?

wonder who did it


 

 
 
 
 
 
References:
Revision of the Genus Barleria (Acanthaceae) in India” by SM Shendage and SR Yadav, Rheedea, Vol. 20 (2), p. 81-130, 2010. (2.9 MB)

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