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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 albostellata

Barleria albostellata
Common names: grey barleria (Eng.); grysbarleria, fluweelblaarbosviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Le Roux Lowveld National Botanical Garden January 2007 Barleria albostellata is a shrub that, under ideal ... relatively fast and reaches maturity within three years. Barleria albostellata grows in well-drained soils and in full ... dry conditions and in addition is semi frost-resistant. Barleria albostellata is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

29 / 01 / 2007 | 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 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 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 elegans

Plant in flower
Common names: white bushveld barleria ( Eng.); wit bosviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Le Roux Lowveld National Botanical Garden November 2007   Barleria elegans is a medium-sized, fairly fast-growing ... and the bracteoles (reduced leaves) are spiny-toothed. Barleria elegans is found in the summer-rainfall areas of ... annum with temperatures rising into the thirties (°C). Barleria elegans is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

19 / 11 / 2007 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria greenii

Barleria greenii
Common names: wild bush petunia, Green's barleria
Family: Acanthaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden September 2016   Barleria greenii is a bushy, much branched shrub up to 1.5 m ... been discovered and was only officially named in 1984. Barleria greenii is restricted to heavy, black clay soils on ... restricted distribution and specific habitat requirements. Barleria greenii is night-scented and is pollinated by moths. ...

19 / 03 / 2001 | Sharon Turner | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Barleria gueinzii

Barleria gueinzii
Common names: bush violet (Eng.); bosviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden February 2007 Barleria gueinzii is a much-branched, evergreen, scrambling ... This shrub grows fairly fast to a height of about 1-2 m. Barleria gueinzii is found in the summer rainfall areas of ... per annum with temperatures rising to the thirties (°C). Barleria gueinzii is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

05 / 02 / 2007 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria holubii

Barleria holubii flowers and leaves
Common names: bushveld joy
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden February 2009 Barleria holubii is a dwarf, thorny shrub up to 800 mm high. ... is a fast-growing plant, reaching maturity in two years. Barleria holubii grows in well-drained soil and in full sun ... wetter conditions. It can withstand mild frost quite well. Barleria holubii is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

02 / 02 / 2009 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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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 lancifolia

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

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden September 2010   Barleria lancifolia is an unarmed 'bushy' perennial herb up ... the flower. Flowering time is from February to June. Barleria lancifolia grows in rocky places amongst grasses and ... Gauteng, Limpopo, Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Barleria lancifolia is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

13 / 09 / 2010 | 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 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 mackenii

Barleria mackenii
Common names: Mr McKen's barleria (Eng.): bosviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden October 2007 Barleria mackenii is an unarmed evergreen shrub growing up to ... The fruit is a small, sharply pointed exploding capsule. Barleria mackenii has been recorded in the summer-rainfall ... to withstand dry conditions as well as moderate frost. Barleria mackenii is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

29 / 10 / 2007 | 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 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 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 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 obtusa

Barleria obtusa
Common names: bush violet, barleria (Eng.); bosviooltjie (Afr.); idololenkonyane (Zulu)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Bootanical Garden 28 April 2001 Barleria obtusa is multi-stemmed shrublet with a sprawling ... are explosively released and scattered on the ground. Barleria obtusa occurs naturally from the Soutpansberg in the ... buck and stock animals. The flowers attract butterflies. Barleria Barleria obtusa grows very well in full sun and ...

14 / 05 / 2001 | Megan Isaacs | Kirstenbosch 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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