Barleria terminalis – Blue Barleria

Other notes

Natural History: A hairy shrub with blue flowers endemic to southern India (Flowers of India). The plant resembles B. cristata but differs in densely hairy flower sepals (Flora of Maharashtra State, 2001).

 

References:

WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 18 Dec 2022. URL: http://worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000747143;jsessionid=1AB4F6363F5895D1E6FFFF921007453F.

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 18 Dec 2022. URL: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Blue%20Barleria.html.

Singh, N.P., Lakshminarasimhan, P., Karthikeyan, S. & Prasanna, P.V. (2001). Flora of Maharashtra State. Dicotyledones, Vol. 2, (Combretaceae to Ceratophyllaceae). Botanical Survey of India. pp. 597-607.

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Barleria terminalis Nees – Blue 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-terminalis, accessed 2024/06/23.