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).



WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 18 Dec 2022. URL:;jsessionid=1AB4F6363F5895D1E6FFFF921007453F.

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

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:, accessed 2024/06/23.