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Barleria lichtensteiniana

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

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden June 2018 Barleria lichtensteiniana is a trailing herb up to 200 mm high. The stems ... during which time flowers appear sporadically. Barleria lichtensteiniana occurs naturally in the Northern Cape in South ...

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

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden March 2018 Barleria wilmsiana is an unarmed shrublet, up to 400 mm high. The stems ... capsules explode to distribute the seeds. Barleria wilmsiana grows on grassy slopes, in serpentine and dolomite soils, ...

19 / 03 / 2018 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria rigida

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

... to a point. There are 4, hairy seeds per capsule. Barleria rigida grows in the arid Kalahari Karroid scrubland in the Northern ... or in calcrete, gravelly, stony soils. Barleria rigida is pollinated by insects and attracts various species of ...

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

... National Botanical Garden September 2017 Barleria lugardii is an unarmed shrublet, up to 400 mm high. The stems ... The upper lip is 3-lobed and the bottom lip 1-lobed. Barleria lugardii and B. rehmannii are the only 2 barlerias in South ...

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

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden March 2017 Barleria virgula is a slender shrublet up to 300 mm high. The stems grow out ... the seeds. There are 4 seeds per capsule. Barleria virgula grows in open woodland and bushveld areas. It grows ...

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

... National Botanical Garden December 2016 Barleria saxatilis is a much-branched shrublet, up to 400 mm high. The hairy ... become mature within one growing season. Barleria saxatilis grows in open woodland and bushveld areas and can often be ...

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

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

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden April 2016 Barleria matopensis is an unarmed shrub, up to 800 mm tall. Young stems ... The seed capsule is beaked and 2-seeded. Barleria matopensis grows naturally in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South ...

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

... in loamy soils and flower well after fires. Barleria monticola is pollinated by insects and attracts various species of ... 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

... soils, and are drought resistant. Barleria bremekampii is pollinated by insects and attracts various species of ... 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, Mpumalanga and ... resprouting from its perennial, woody rootstock. Barleria Barlerias, prefer lots of sunshine and flower profusely in full ...

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

... Botanical Garden/Glow April 2014   Barleria dolomiticola is an unarmed herb up to 250mm high. Leaves are ovate ... Limpopo Province where it grows in dolomite soils. Barleria dolomiticola is pollinated by insects and attracts various species ...

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

... 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

... 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

... Botanical Garden December 2012   Barleria affinis is an unarmed erect shrub up to 1 m high. Leaves ovate or ... wet to distribute the seeds. Capsules 4-seeded. Barleria affinis grows in well-drained soil (sometimes poor soils), in full ...

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

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

... the derivation of the species name.     Barleria meyeriana is an unarmed (without thorns) straggling herb up to 50 ... are pale mauve to white with a few dark mauve streaks.  Barleria meyeriana flowers from February to May. The fruit ...

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

Barleria senensis
Common names: none recorded
Family: Acanthaceae

... Botanical Garden December 2011   Barleria senensis is a much branched shrub up to 700 mm high. Mature stems ... are brown. They burst open to distribute the seeds. Barleria senensis reaches maturity in 2 years. Barleria senensis ...

19 / 12 / 2011 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria rogersii

Barleria rogersii flowers and foliage
Common names: Rogers' bushviolet
Family: Acanthaceae

... National Botanical Garden May 2010 Barleria rogersii is an unarmed (without thorns) perennial herb or subshrub ... to distribute the seeds in different directions. Barleria rogersii grows in well-drained sandy soils, in full sun and has been ...

16 / 05 / 2011 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria lancifolia

Barleria lancifolia flower
Common names: No common name recorded.
Family: Acanthaceae

... Botanical Garden September 2010   Barleria lancifolia is an unarmed 'bushy' perennial herb up to 50 mm high. ... Flowering time is from February to June. Barleria lancifolia grows in rocky places amongst grasses and shrubs, and ...

13 / 09 / 2010 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria prionitis subsp. delagoensis

Barleria prionitis subsp. delagoensis flowers and foliage
Common names: Delagoa Bay barleria, porcupine flower
Family: Acanthaceae

... National Botanical Garden May 2010   Barleria prionitis subsp. delagoensis is a branched perennial herb or ... the seeds in different directions. Barleria prionitis subsp. delagoensis grows in well-drained sandy ...

17 / 05 / 2010 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria scindens

Barleria scindens flower
Common names: none recorded
Family: Acanthaceae

... National Botanical Garden September 2009 Barleria scindens is a herbaceous, evergreen, fast-growing, much-branched ... bracteoles (reduced leaves) are toothed. Barleria scindens is a tropical African species and was thought to occur ...

07 / 09 / 2009 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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