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  Barleria strigosa
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Barleria strigosa Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 379. 1800; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 489. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1061(743). 1924; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 221. 1982; Remadevi & Binoj., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 25: 231. 2001.
  Malayalam Name(s): Nilakurnji
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Erect, perennial herbs or undershrubs; stems 4-gonous, appressed-hairy. Leaves opposite, 8-20 x 5-10 cm, elliptic-ovate to oblong, narrowed towards the base, acuminate, lineolate, glabrous except strigosely hairy nerves beneath; petiole 2-5 cm long. Flowers in many-flowered cincinni; bracteoles ovate-elliptic, ciliate, appressed-hairy. Outer calyx lobes broadly ovate-rounded, obtuse, denticulate-ciliate, appressedly long-hairy, 2.5-3 x 0.18-2.5 cm; anterior lobes usually bidentate at apex; inner ones linear-lanceolate, ciliate, 1-1.4 cm long. Corolla pale blue, 6-8 cm long. Capsule glabrous, 1.5-1.8 x 0.5-0.6 cm; seeds 4, shaggy with long white hairs when wet.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-April
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -400
  Localities:
   
 
   
 
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