Barleria grandiflora Dalz.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Barleria grandiflora
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria grandiflora Dalz.
  • Common name : Dev Koranti
  • Endemism : Western Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Shrubby with terete branches, nodes having small hairs; leaves elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous with base tapering acutely. Flowers axillary, solitary, linear-ligulate. Corolla white, pubescent outside with the tube enlarging towards the top becoming narrowly infundibuliform. Capsules shorter than the calyx.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India
  • Comments : 'Barleria lawii T.And. is often mistaken for this, but the two plants are quite distinct.' - Gamble. Flowers open between 12 noon-3 pm and remain open for the next two days.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Shimoga, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Shendage & Yadav in Rheedea Vol.20, 2010

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