Barleria cuspidata – Spiny Barleria

Other notes

Natural History: A spiny shrub endemic to India. Yellow flowers arise on prickly branches. Plant looks similar to the B. prionitis, but has much larger spines (Flowers of India, 2022).



WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 18 Dec 2022. URL:

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 18 Dec 2022. URL:

Page citation

Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Barleria cuspidata B.Heyne ex Nees – Spiny 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:, accessed 2024/06/16.