1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Barleria L.
      1. Barleria opaca (Vahl) Nees

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A straggling undershrub
    Flowers
    Flowers white, 11/2 in. long.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo

    Barleria opaca (Vahl) Nees appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1993 Kwangue, A. [36], Cameroon K000518906
    Jan 1, 1961 Dunlap [142], Cameroon K000029262
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28419], Cameroon K000029260
    Onochie [34948], Nigeria 13058.000
    Maitland, T.D. [272], Cameroon K000029263
    Maitland, T.D. [139], Cameroon K000029264
    Dunlap [161], Cameroon K000029261

    First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 230 (1847)

    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 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Chev. Bot. 497.
    • F.T.A. 5: 163
    • in DC. Prod. 11: 230 (1847)
    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 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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