1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Barleria L.
      1. Barleria villosa S.Moore

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A woody climbing shrub with villous stems and foliage
    Flowers
    Blue-purple flowers 11/2 in. long.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Togo

    Barleria villosa S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 19, 1897 Welwitsch [5070], Angola K000394496
    Mar 19, 1897 Welwitsch [5071], Angola K000394497
    Hepper, F.N. [1578], Nigeria 13059.000
    Gossweiler, J. [1078], Angola K001009478
    Dawe, M.T. [112], Angola K001009477

    First published in J. Bot. 18: 267 (1880)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Tripp, E.A. & Chase, F.M. (2019). A taxonomic revision of Acanthaceae tribe Barlerieae in Angola and Namibia. Part 1 Kew Bulletin 74(5): 1-85. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.T.A. 5: 164.
    • in J. Bot. 18: 267 (1880)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Tripp, E.A. & Chase, F.M. (2019). A taxonomic revision of Acanthaceae tribe Barlerieae in Angola and Namibia. Part 1 Kew Bulletin 74(5): 1-85. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

    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