1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Barleria L.
      1. Barleria eranthemoides R.Br. ex C.B.Clarke

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Low prickly semi-shrub up to 75 cm. high
    Spines
    Spines up to 1 in. long
    Leaves
    Leaves bright green, smooth
    Flowers
    Flowers pale orange, corolla-tube about 1 in. long.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania

    Barleria eranthemoides R.Br. ex C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 25, 1897 Schimper, W. [2194], Ethiopia K000394471
    Keay, R.W.J. [28030], Nigeria 2796.000
    Ash [1571], Ethiopia 35659.000

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 5: 147 (1899)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2010). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Acanthaceae (Part 2): 287-756.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in F.T.A. 5: 147 (1899).
    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.
    • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0