Barleria buxifolia – Box-Leaved Barleria

Other notes

Natural History: A spiny sub-shrub endemic to Indian peninsula. Name reflects the Boxwood tree-like leaves. Purple flowers arise on prickly branches (Flowers of India, 2022).

 

References:

WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 18 Dec 2022. URL: http://worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000560208.

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 18 Dec 2022. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Box-Leaved%20Barleria.html.

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2023. Barleria buxifolia L. – Box-Leaved Barleria. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/barleria-buxifolia, accessed 2023/03/23.