Barleria nitida Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 91 1832. (Syn: Barleria bracteata F.Heyne ex C.B.Clarke);



10012013 BRS434: Pl. find the attached file contain photos for id. request.
Location: Pichandikulam, Pondichery
Date: 10.01.2013
Habitat: Garden
Habit: Herb

looks like Barleria cristata

This is Barleria nitida very common in the scrub forests of Tamil Nadu.


Acanthaceae Fortnight :: Tirunelveli :: MK MAR 004 :: Barleria for identification : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)

Please help me to identify this Barleria sp.
Flower: 5 cm across
Habit: Herb (2-3 feet high)
Habitat: semi-evergreen forest fringes
Alt.: 350 m asl
Date: 17 March 2015

Place: Manimutthar falls, Tirunelveli dist., TN

To me it appears like a Ruellia though I may be wrong

Check for Barleria elegans/

Barleria nitida.


Identification of Plant specimen from Acanthaceae : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)

I attach herewith some specimens for identification
Place: Balamathy Forest Area, Vellore, Tamilnadu
Date: 21-06-15
It was nearly 1.5 feet height. No thorns present.
It may be Barleria sp.
Pl. help me to identify the specimen

very much like Barleria nitida.

Yes, agree with …, Barleria nitida Nees; please ensure leaves have 4-5 pairs of lateral nerves each (ref. Revision of the genus Barleria ,,,/ Shankar M. Shendage and S.R. Yadav).


Acanthaceae for identification :: 250414MK :: April008 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4).

Please help me to identify this herb species. I think this belongs to Acanthaceae. I could not observe the flowers.
Plant: 2-3 feet high
Leaf: 8 cm long
Habitat: weed in a garden (also seen near a fallow land)
Place: Puducherry suburbs
Alt.: 15 m asl
Date: 06 April 2014

It may be Barleria nitida.

Looks like Barleria sp.

is it barleria?

Yes, appears close to images at Barleria nitida