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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 rigida var. ilicina

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

... are undulate, and have small spines or none. Barleria rigida var. ilicina grows in the arid Kalahari Karroid scrubland ... or in calcrete, gravelly, stony soils. Barleria rigida var. ilicina  is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

21 / 12 / 2017 | 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

... capsule opens explosively when it is moistened. Barleria rigida var. rigida is found growing mainly in the upper Karoo ... stony soils with dolerite and calcrete components. Barleria rigida var. rigida is frost tolerant, does not need a lot of ...

17 / 09 / 2018 | 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 rotundifolia

Barleria rotundifolia
Common names: spiny yellow barleria, thorny bush violet, yellow barleria (Eng.); geelbarleria (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... protrude. The fruit is a small exploding capsule. Barleria rotundifolia is found in the summer rainfall area of the Lowveld ... mm per annum with temperatures rising to 30°C. Barleria rotundifolia is pollinated by insects and attracts various species ...

13 / 11 / 2006 | Lou-nita LeRoux | 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 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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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 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 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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