1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Barleria L.
      1. Species: Barleria calophylloides Lindau
        1. Barleria calophylloides subsp. pilosa I.Darbysh.

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is SW. Tanzania to Malawi.

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    Flora Zambesiaca Acanthaceae (part 2) by Iain Darbyshire, Kaj Vollesen and Ensermu Kelbessa

    Branches
    Branches trailing.
    Stem
    Stems with crisped pilose hairs, multicellular with conspicuous cell-walls, these also present towards base of leaf and bracteole margins, rarely on outer calyx lobe margins.
    Leaves
    Upper stem leaves broadly ovate or elliptic, largest leaf 4–6.7 cm long.
    Corolla
    Corolla white.
    Distribution
    Also in S Tanzania.
    Ecology
    Miombo woodland on sandy soils, including dambo margins; 700–1250 m.
    Conservation
    Conservation notes: Assessed as Vulnerable under IUCN criterion B in F.T.E.A. The discovery of the Torre & Paiva collection from Mozambique significantly extends the range; it is possible it is more widespread along the eastern side of Lake Malawi.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania

    Barleria calophylloides subsp. pilosa I.Darbysh. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2006 Bidgood, S. [5292], Tanzania K000190526 holotype

    First published in Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Acanth.(2): 396 (2010)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Flora Zambesiaca 8(6): 1-314. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2010). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Acanthaceae (Part 2): 287-756.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in F.T.E.A., Acanthaceae 2: 396 (2010).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Flora Zambesiaca 8(6): 1-314. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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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