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Barleria irritans

Barleria irritans
Common names: none
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden January2020 Barleria irritans is an upright or sub-erect shrublet, up to ... capsules turn brown and open explosively when moistened. Barleria irritans is found growing in the Eastern and ... roadsides lying on limestone ridges and quartzite bases. Barleria irritans is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

27 / 01 / 2020 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria macrostegia

Barleria macrostegia
Common names: tongklapper (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden August 2019 Barleria macrostegia is a trailing perennial herb, with ... It flowers in summer and autumn, from December to June. Barleria macrostegia is found growing in South Africa, ... roadsides and fallow land, often in loamy or sandy soils. Barleria macrostegia is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

12 / 08 / 2019 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria oxyphylla

Barleria oxyphylla
Common names: turf barleria
Family: Acanthaceae

... ripe fruit capsule opens explosively when it is moistened. Barleria oxyphylla is found growing in the Kruger National ... Swaziland and northern KwaZulu-Natal, in turf soils. Barleria oxyphylla is pollinated by insects and attracts various species of butterflies. Barleria Barleria oxyphylla grows easily from seed or ...

04 / 02 / 2019 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria rigida var. rigida

Barleria rigida var. rigida
Common names: scorpion thistle (Eng.); skerpioendissel (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... ripe fruit capsule opens explosively when it is moistened. Barleria rigida var. rigida is found growing mainly in the ... stony soils with dolerite and calcrete components. Barleria rigida var. rigida is frost tolerant, does not need a lot of water and prefers to grow in full sun. Barleria rigida var. rigida is pollinated by insects and ...

17 / 09 / 2018 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria lichtensteiniana

Barleria lichtensteiniana
Common names: little porcupine (Eng.); rolvarkie, klapperbossie (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden June 2018 Barleria lichtensteiniana is a trailing herb up to 200 mm ... to June), during which time flowers appear sporadically. Barleria lichtensteiniana occurs naturally in the Northern ... are tolerant to light frost and are drought resistant. Barleria lichtensteiniana is pollinated by insects and ...

11 / 06 / 2018 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria wilmsiana

Barleria wilmsiana
Common names: Wilms’s barleria (Eng.); Wilms-se-barleria (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden March 2018 Barleria wilmsiana is an unarmed shrublet, up to 400 mm high. ... beak. The ripe capsules explode to distribute the seeds. Barleria wilmsiana grows on grassy slopes, in serpentine and ... Plants grow well in full sun and prefer sandy loam soils. Barleria wilmsiana is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

19 / 03 / 2018 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria rigida var. ilicina

Barleria rigida var. ilicina
Common names: Kalahari scorpion thistle (Eng.); skerpioendissel (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... the margins are undulate, and have small spines or none. Barleria rigida var. ilicina grows in the arid Kalahari ... deep, sandy soils or in calcrete, gravelly, stony soils. Barleria rigida var. ilicina  is pollinated by insects and attracts various species of butterflies. Barleria Barleria rigida var. ilicina can easily be ...

21 / 12 / 2017 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria lugardii

Barleria lugardii
Common names: Limpopo white barleria, Lugard’s barleria, Lugard’s bush violet (Eng.), Lugard-se-barleria, Lugard-se-bosviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden September 2017 Barleria lugardii is an unarmed shrublet, up to 400 mm high. ... The upper lip is 3-lobed and the bottom lip 1-lobed. Barleria lugardii and B. rehmannii are the only 2 barlerias ... to distribute the seeds. There are 2 seeds per capsule. Barleria lugardii grows in the bushveld areas of the Limpopo ...

18 / 09 / 2017 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria virgula

Barleria virgula
Common names: sand bush violet (Eng.); sandbosviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden March 2017 Barleria virgula is a slender shrublet up to 300 mm high. ... to distribute the seeds. There are 4 seeds per capsule. Barleria virgula grows in open woodland and bushveld areas. ... It tolerates mild frost and is a water-wise plant. Barleria virgula is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

13 / 03 / 2017 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria saxatilis

Barleria saxatilis, light mauve flowers with a yellow corolla tube
Common names: rock bush violet (Eng.); rotsbosviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden December 2016 Barleria saxatilis is a much-branched shrublet, up to 400 mm ... growing and will become mature within one growing season. Barleria saxatilis grows in open woodland and bushveld areas ... and KwaZulu-Natal Provinces, Swaziland and Mozambique. Barleria saxatilis grows in sandy and loamy soils in full sun ...

12 / 12 / 2016 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria matopensis

Barleria matopensis
Common names: Matopos barleria (Eng.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden April 2016 Barleria matopensis is an unarmed shrub, up to 800 mm tall. ... February to June. The seed capsule is beaked and 2-seeded. Barleria matopensis grows naturally in Zambia, Zimbabwe, ... rainfall. Plants grow in full sun or dappled shade. Barleria matopensis is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

11 / 04 / 2016 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria monticola

Barleria monticola in flower
Common names: mountain barleria (Eng.); berg barleria (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... they grow in loamy soils and flower well after fires. Barleria monticola is pollinated by insects and attracts ... enables it to survive veld fires and winter frosts. Barleria Barleria monticola can be propagated either by seed or ...

06 / 04 / 2015 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria bremekampii

Flowers of barleria bremekampii
Common names: hedgehog barleria (Eng.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... thrive in well-drained soils, and are drought resistant. Barleria bremekampii is pollinated by insects and attracts ... capsules explode when moistened, to distribute the seed. Barleria Barleria bremekampii can be propagated either by seed or ...

23 / 03 / 2015 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria ovata

Flower
Common names: grassland barleria (Eng.); iningizimebomvu (isiZulu)
Family: Acanthaceae

... from the woody rootstock in spring after fires. Barleria ovata is found in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, ... fires by resprouting from its perennial, woody rootstock. Barleria Barlerias, prefer lots of sunshine and flower ... each year to generate fresh spring growth. The genus name Barleria is derived from the name of a Dominican monk and ...

25 / 08 / 2014 | Mkhipheni Ngwenya | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Barleria dolomiticola

Barleria dolomiticola flower and buds
Common names: Wolkberg bush violet
Family: Acanthaceae

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden/Glow April 2014   Barleria dolomiticola is an unarmed herb up to 250mm high. ... in Limpopo Province where it grows in dolomite soils. Barleria dolomiticola is pollinated by insects and attracts various species of butterflies. Barleria Barleria dolomiticola can be propagated by seed or ...

07 / 04 / 2014 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria randii

Flowers and leaves B.randii
Common names: Matopos apricot barleria
Family: Acanthaceae

... plants in Limpopo grow in full sun in deep sandy soils. Barleria randii is pollinated by insects and attracts various species of butterflies. Barleria Barleria randii can be propagated both by seed or cuttings. ...

31 / 03 / 2014 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria dinteri

Barleria dinteri
Common names: leather leaf barleria (Eng.); Ludwigslust barleria (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Limpopo plants grow on limestone-rich soils, in full sun. Barleria dinteri is pollinated by insects and attracts various species of butterflies. Barleria Barleria dinteri can be propagated by seed or cuttings. ...

01 / 04 / 2013 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria affinis

Barleria affinis
Common names: downy barleria (Eng.); fluweel barleria (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden December 2012   Barleria affinis is an unarmed erect shrub up to 1 m high. ... become wet to distribute the seeds. Capsules 4-seeded. Barleria affinis grows in well-drained soil (sometimes poor ... It is a water-wise plant and does well in dry conditions. Barleria affinis is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

03 / 12 / 2012 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria meyeriana

Common names: Meyer's bushviolet (Eng.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... information on the derivation of the species name.     Barleria meyeriana is an unarmed (without thorns) straggling ... are pale mauve to white with a few dark mauve streaks.  Barleria meyeriana flowers from February to May. The fruit ... wet to distribute the seeds in different directions. Barleria meyeriana grows in open woodland, sometimes amongst ...

07 / 05 / 2012 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria senensis

Barleria senensis
Common names: none recorded
Family: Acanthaceae

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden December 2011   Barleria senensis is a much branched shrub up to 700 mm high. ... are brown. They burst open to distribute the seeds. Barleria senensis reaches maturity in 2 years. Barleria senensis grows in well-drained soil (sometimes poor ...

19 / 12 / 2011 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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