Barleria cristata L.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Barleria cristata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria cristata L.
  • Common name : Bluebell Barleria, Crested Philippine Violet
  • Vernacular name : Jhinti (San.); Vajra danti, Jhinti, Nil Jhinti (Hin.); Jhinte, Kuruvaka, Mullugoranta (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : R.R.Rao 539
  • Collector(s) Name : R.Raghavendra Rao
  • Key identification features : An undershrub, unarmed. Corolla white, purple, pink or violet
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Cultivated, also found as an escape.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Mysore
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Bidar, Gulbarga, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Shendage & Yadav in Rheedea Vol.20, 2010; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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