1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Barleria L.
      1. Barleria parviflora R.Br. ex T.Anderson

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula.

    [KBu]

    Ensermu & Darbyshire. 2018. Six new species of Barleria L. (Acanthaceae) from Northeast Tropical Africa. Kew Bulletin 73:1. DOI 10.1007/S12225-017-9725-2

    Distribution
    Barleria parviflora is recorded from Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Sudan, Eritrea (fide Ensermu2006), Ethiopia and Somalia.
    Conservation
    Barleria parviflora is a wide­spread and locally common species of the dry bushlands and woodlands of Somalia-Masai phytogeo­graphic region, particularly in Ethiopia, and is consid­ered to be of Least Concern (LC).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

    Barleria parviflora R.Br. ex T.Anderson appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 11, 1897 Schimper, W. [2291], Ethiopia K000394487
    Mar 25, 2002 Malaisse, F. [283], Congo Barleria pauciflora K000772641 isotype

    First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 29 (1863)

    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.
    • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
    • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

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    • Darbyshire, I. & Luke, Q. (2016). Barleriamirabilis (Acanthaceae): a remarkable new tree species from west Tanzania. Kew Bull. 17: 13 (6 pages).
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    • Hedberg, I., Ensermu, K, Edwards, S., Sebsebe Demissew & Persson, E. (eds) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia & Eritrea, vol. 5. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University & The Department of Systematic Botany, Uppsala University.
    • Hedren, M. (2006a). Barleria. In: M. Thulin (ed.), Flora of Somalia,vol.3:427- 442. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Hedren, M. (2006b). New species and combinations in Acanthaceae from Somalia. Willdenowia. 36: 751 - 759.
    • Vivero, J. L., Ensermu, K & Demissew S (2006). Progress on the Red List of plants of Ethiopia and Eritrea: conservation and biogeography of endemic flowering taxa. In: S. A. Ghazanfar & H. J. Beentje (eds), Taxonomy and Ecology of African Plant, their Conservatino and Sus­tainable Use. Proceedings ofthe 17th AETFAT Congress, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, pp. 761 - 778. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University.
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    • Balkwill, M. J. & Balkwill, K. (1997). Delimitation and infra­generic classification of Barleria ( Acanthaceae). Kew Bull. 52: 535 - 573.
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    • Ensermu, K (1994). A revision of Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.(Acanthaceae).In:J.H.Seyani&A.C. Chikuni (eds), Proceedings of the 13th Plenary Meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, 2 -11 April 1991. Vol. 1. Plants for People, pp. 333 - 346. National Herbarium and Botanic Garden of Malawi, Zomba.
    • Balkwill, M. J. (1993). A reappraisal of the generic limits and subdivision of Barleria L. (Acanthaceae). Unpubl. Ph.D. thesis, University of Witwatersrand, Johan­nesburg.
    • Ensermu, K (1993).Studiesinthegenus Asystasia(Acanthaceae) in Africa I: two new species from tropical Africa. Opera Bot.121:153-158.
    • Ensermu, K, Brummitt, R. K. & Furness, C. A. (1992). A reconsideration of Asystasiella Lindau (Acanthaceae). Kew. Bull. 47: 669 - 675.
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    • Ensermu, K (1989a). Two new species of Justicia sect. Ansellia (Acanthaceae) from E and NE tropical Africa. Nordic J. Bot. 9: 399 - 404.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.
    • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
    • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

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