Barleria involucrata var. elata (Dalzell) C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Barleria involucrata
  • Variety : elata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Barleria involucrata Nees
  • Vernacular name : Mayurpankh (Hin.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 964, CJS 15489
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India
  • Comments : This species closely resembles B.terminalis Nees and diffi cult to distinguish in vegetative condition, but differs in its sparsely hairy leaves, loose infl orescence with reflexed bracteoles, faint blue flowers with reddish-purple tube and large capsule. Flowers open before 7 am and remain till the next day. Along roadsides at higher altitudes.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Vanagur (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Shendage & Yadav in Rheedea Vol.20, 2010; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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