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  Barleria cristata
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Barleria cristata L., Sp. Pl. 636. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 488. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1060(743). 1924; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 220. 1982; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 573(a); Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 345. 1990; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 268. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 231. 1999; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 377. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 535. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 608. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chulli, Kankambaram
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Philippine violet, Crested philippine violet
  Description: Pubescent shrubs. Leaves to 6.5 x 2.5 cm, elliptic, apex acute, base decurrent on the petiole pubescent, petiole 1 cm. Cymes axillary, dense; flowers pink; bracts 1.2 cm, linear, ciliate; calyx lobes dissimilar, outer two larger, elliptic, many nerved from base, scarious, spine tipped along the margins, inner two 7 x 2 mm, oblong, ciliate; corolla 4 cm across, pink, filaments 2 cm long. Capsule 14 mm, oblong.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-March
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Often grown as garden plants
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and South China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Violet, Pink, Blue
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Ichampetty, Adoor, Walayar, Olathala, Ariankavu
   
 
   
 
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