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  Barleria lawii
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Barleria lawii Anders., J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 9: 492. 1867; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4:486.1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1060(742).1924; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 492. 1997. Barleria beddomei Anders. ex. Bedd., Ic. t. 258. 1868-1874.
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  Description: Shrubs, about 2 m tall, branches appressed hary. Leaves to 16 x 6 cm, elliptic, long-acuminate, base tapering, pubescent along the nerves beneath, entire; petiole 1.5-2 cm long. Flowers solitary, axillary or in glandular racemes; bracts linear-lanceolate; bracteoles smaller. Calyx lobes 4, prominently nerved and reticulately veined, outer 2 larger, ovate-lanceolate, c. 1.5 cm long, one shortly bifid at apex, inner lobes linear-lanceolate, Corolla violet, tube c. 4 cm long, lobes obovate. Stamens 2, exserted, filaments glabrous; staminodes 3. Ovary obovoid; style glabrous; stigma simple. Capsules 2-2.5 x 0.5-0.8 cm, obovoid, compressed, narrowed to the base, glabrous; seeds 4, orbicular, 5 mm across, silky hairy.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-January
  District(s): Malappuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
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  Localities: Machiri
   
 
   
 
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