1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Barleria L.
      1. Barleria bornuensis S.Moore

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Benin to Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

    Acanthaceae, H. Heine. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Low, branched, woody undershrub of savanna
    Spines
    Spines 1/2-3/4 in. long
    Flowers
    Blue flowers 1 in. long.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Nigeria

    Barleria bornuensis S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Talbot, P.A. [1009], Nigeria K000394480 isotype

    First published in J.MacLeod, Chiefs & Cities Centr. Afr.: 304 (1912)

    Accepted by

    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Cat. Talb. 85.
    • in Macleod, Chiefs & Cities Centr. Afr. 304 (1912)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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