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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sahara to Arabian Peninsula and N. Kenya, S. Pakistan to NW. India.
Barleria hochstetteri

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Subshrub up to 10–50 cm tall, usually much branched
Morphology Stem
Stems dull to greyish green with up to c. 0.3–0.8 mm long spreading to patent white hairs and 0.3–0.5 mm long patent glandular hairs, sometimes also with up to c. 0.8 mm long appressed 2-armed hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blades narrowly lanceolate to narrowly ovate or elliptic, up to 19–65 x 7–22 mm, with a ± dense indumentum of 1–1.2 mm long straight white appressed 2-armed hairs and 0.1–0.3 mm long patent thin eglandular and glandular hairs all over, apex obtuse to apiculate, base attenuate to shortly attenuate; petiole up to c. 3–13 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences of 1–3 flowers in leaf-axils on peduncles up to 8–35 mm long; pedicels 4–27 mm long; bracts and bracteoles leaf-like
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx with indumentum as for leaves but more dense and often more densely glandular-hairy; outer lobes lanceolate to narrowly ovate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white to pale purplish or pale blue, 12–35 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 2-seeded, up to 10–11 mm long, densely pubescent.
Distribution
N1–3; C1, 2; S1–3
Ecology
Altitude range 40–1000 m.
Note
Differs from B. argentea by having stems with a greyish indumentum of patent or spreading hairs, larger leaves and flowers, and much larger calyx-lobes.

Native to:

Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, India, Kenya, Mauritania, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Barleria hochstetteri Nees appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 19, 1897 Kotschy [159], Sudan K000394486
Mar 19, 1897 Fischer, S. [114], Saudi Arabia K000885379 syntype
Fischer, S. [114], Saudi Arabia K000885378 syntype
Mar 9, 1897 Aucher- Eloy, P.M.R. [5992], Oman Barleria aucheriana K000885384

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 231 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (2002). Flora of Egypt 3: 1-373. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • 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.
  • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2010). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Acanthaceae (Part 2): 287-756.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.
  • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
  • Malik, K.A. & Ghafoor, A. (1988). Flora of Pakistan 188: 1-79. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Rechinger, K.H. (1966). Flora Iranica 24: 1-9. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Shendage, S.M. & Yadav, S.R. (2010). Revision of the genus Barleria (Acanthaceae) in India Rheedea 20: 81-130.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Rechinger, K.H. (1966). Flora Iranica 24: 1-9. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by M. Hedrén [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

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