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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 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 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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Barleria scindens

Barleria scindens flower
Common names: none recorded
Family: Acanthaceae

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden September 2009 Barleria scindens is a herbaceous, evergreen, fast-growing, ... stem) and the bracteoles (reduced leaves) are toothed. Barleria scindens is a tropical African species and was ... from 500-800 mm per annum with temperatures above 30°C. Barleria scindens is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

07 / 09 / 2009 | 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 rotundifolia

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

... style protrude. The fruit is a small exploding capsule. Barleria rotundifolia is found in the summer rainfall area of ... 500-750 mm per annum with temperatures rising to 30°C. Barleria rotundifolia is pollinated by insects and attracts ... to protect itself from being over-grazed by animals. Barleria Barleria rotundifolia grows fast and reaches ...

13 / 11 / 2006 | Lou-nita LeRoux | Lowveld NBG
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Barleria rogersii

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

... Willem Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden May 2010 Barleria rogersii is an unarmed (without thorns) perennial ... explode to distribute the seeds in different directions. Barleria rogersii grows in well-drained sandy soils, in full ... in the Limpopo Province, Namibia, Angola and Mozambique. Barleria rogersii is pollinated by insects and attracts ...

16 / 05 / 2011 | 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 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 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 prionitis subsp. delagoensis

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

... Froneman Lowveld National Botanical Garden May 2010   Barleria prionitis subsp. delagoensis is a branched perennial ... explodes to distribute the seeds in different directions. Barleria prionitis subsp. delagoensis grows in well-drained ... grows on dune forest edges, rocky outcrops or along roads. Barleria prionitis subsp. delagoensis is pollinated by ...

17 / 05 / 2010 | 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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