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  Barleria involucrata var. elata
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Barleria involucrata Nees var. elata (Dalz.) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 486. 1884; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 333. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 202. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 345. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 344. 1994; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 492. 1997; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 33. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 293. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 231. 1999; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 111. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 227. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 506. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 608. 2009. Barleria elata Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew. Gard. Misc. 3: 227. 1851.
  Malayalam Name(s): Neelakuringi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Shrubs, branchlets quadrangular, tawny pubescent. Leaves 10-15 x 4-6 cm, elliptic, acuminate at both ends, thinly pubescent above, nerves 7 pairs, prominent; petiole 1-1.5 cm long. Cymes densely pubescent; bracts linear to oblanceolate. Flowers many, outer sepals 3-3.5 x 1-1.3 cm, oblong-lanceolate, acute, densely tawny pubescent, one shortly bifid at apex, inner sepals 15 x 3 mm, lanceolate, pubescent; corolla 7-8 cm long, tube 4-6 cm long, cylindrical, thinly hairy out, lobes spreading, blue; filaments villous at base.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-November
  District(s): Palakkad, Kozhikkode, Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 700-1400
  Localities: Karivepinshola, Vavalala, Uppermanalar, Meekara, Koorankuzhi, Campshed area, Chandanathode, on way to Panoth, Ayyappankovil, Vaniampuzha, Olichuchattam, Bonaccord, Chemungi, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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