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  Barleria buxifolia
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Barleria buxifolia L., Sp. Pl. 636. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 484. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1059(742). 1924; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 300. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 333. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 344. 1990.
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  Description: Very prickly erect hairy shrubs. Leaves opposite, 1-2 x 0.5-1.5 cm, orbicular to ovate, spinous - mucronate, base usually acute, subsessile. Flowers axillary, solitary, pedicels very variable, 1-2 cm long; axillary spnies sharp, 1-2 cm long. Calyx divided to almost to the base, outer calyx lobes oblong or obovate, 6-8 mm long, mucronate, reticulately veined, enlarged in fruit, scarious; inner lanceolate. Corolla 2.5-3.5 cm long, white or pale rose coloured, lobes broadly obovate, obtuse. Stamens 2. Capsules oblong, 1.5-2 cm long; seeds 4, broadly ovoid, 4 mm long, silky hairy.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-April
  District(s): Kollam, Palakkad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Wasteplaces
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
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  Localities: Elangad, Walayar
   
 
   
 
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