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  Barleria acuminata
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Barleria acuminata Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 93. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 484. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1059(742). 1924; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 231. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 226. 2002. Barleria tomentosa Roth var. acuminata (Nees) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 485. 1884.
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  Description: Subshrubs, branchlets pubescent. Leaves to 4-5 x 2.5-3 cm, ovate-orbicular, apex acute, apiculate, base rounded, tomentose; petiole to 3.5 cm, pubescent. Racemes axillary and terminal; bracts 1.3 cm long, lanceolate, glandular, pubescent, acute; outer calyx lobes larger, 13 x 2 mm; inner smaller to 6 x 2 mm, lanceolate, pubescent; corolla tube to 3 cm, lobes 1 cm, obovate, obtuse, imbricate; filaments 7 mm; ovary 3 mm, ovoid, style 3.5 cm long, hairy at the base.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki
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  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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  Localities: Peechi, Chinnar, Kuchimudi
   
 
   
 
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