1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Barleria L.
      1. Barleria prionitis L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Asia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, India, Jawa, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maldives, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mauritius, Nauru, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles, Windward Is.

    Barleria prionitis L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Drummond, R.B. [3320], Tanzania 13062.000
    Drummond, R.B. [3320], Tanzania K000394449 holotype
    Drummond, R.B. [3076], Tanzania 4209.000
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2510], India K001116297
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2510], Myanmar K001116301
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 2510], Myanmar K001116302
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 2510] K001116298
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2510], India K001116290
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2510], India K001116291
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2510] K001116292
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2510] K001116293
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2510] K001116294
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2510] K001116295
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2510] K001116296
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2510] K001116299
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2510] K001116300
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7145] Barleria hystrix K001126781
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7145] Barleria hystrix K001126782

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 636 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.
    • Shaheen, H., Qureshi, R., Akram, A., Gulfraz, M. & Potter, D. (2014). A preliminary floristic checklist of Thal desert Punjab, Pakistan Pakistn Journal of Botany 46: 13-18.
    • Ningombam, D.S. (2014). The family Acanthaceae for the flora of Manipur: 1-115. LAP Lambert academic publishing.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Shendage, S.M. & Yadav, S.R. (2010). Revision of the genus Barleria (Acanthaceae) in India Rheedea 20: 81-130.
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
    • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
    • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.
    • Ananda Rao, T. & Ellis, J.L. (1995). Flora of Lakshadweep islands off the Malabar coast, peninsular India, with emphasis on phytogeographical distribution of plants Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 19: 235-250.
    • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Shendage, S.M. & Yadav, S.R. (2010). Revision of the genus Barleria (Acanthaceae) in India Rheedea 20: 81-130.
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 127-135: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
    • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.
    • Fosberg, F.R. (1957). The Maldive islands, Indian Ocean Atoll Research Bulletin 58: 1-37.

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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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