Barleria prionitis L.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Barleria prionitis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria prionitis L.
  • Common name : Porcupine flower Barleria
  • Vernacular name : Sahachaara (San.); Vajradanti (Hin.); Mullu goranti, Haladi goranti (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2523
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & S.S.Hooper
  • Key identification features : An undershrub, armed with spines
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Often planted as a hedge plant
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Someshwar, Ullal (Dakshina Kannada)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Davanagere, Gulbarga, Kodagu, Mysore, Raichur, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi; Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Shendage & Yadav in Rheedea Vol.20, 2010; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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