1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Barleria L.
      1. Barleria ruellioides T.Anderson

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mali to Angola.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Woody herbaceous straggling plant
    Flowers
    Pale blue sub-campanulate flowers 1-11/2 in. long
    Ecology
    In riverine forest in savanna country.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Togo

    Barleria ruellioides T.Anderson appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 16, 1959 Akpabla, G.K. [83], Ghana K000354892
    Mar 11, 1897 Barter [932], Nigeria K000394481
    Keay, R.W.J. [21691], Nigeria K000354896
    Meikle, R.D., Nigeria 13068.000
    Olorunfemi, J. [55654], Nigeria K000354895
    Savory, H.J. [25009], Nigeria K000354897
    Morton, J.K. [25157], Ghana K000354893
    Schmidt, H.H. [s.n.], Ghana K000354891
    Magaji, S.O. [2126], Nigeria K000354894

    First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 30 (1863)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • 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.
    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.T.A. 5: 165.
    • in J. Linn. Soc. 7: 30 (1863)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.

    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
    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