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  Barleria tomentosa
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Barleria tomentosa Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 314. 1821; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 485. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1059(742). 1924; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 495. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 227. 2002.
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  Description: Shrubs, branchlets pubescent. Leaves 4-6 x 2-3 cm, ovate, apex acuminate, base acute, tomentose below; petiole to 3 cm. Flowers subsessile in short axillary racemes; bracts spathulate; calyx lobes 4, to 1.5 x 0.7 cm, subequal, obovate; corolla 3 mm across, salviform, pink, tube to 7 cm; stamens 2. Capsule 4-seeded; seed hairy.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Malappuram, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Rose
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Vengoli, Kanjirakadavu
   
 
   
 
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