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Barleria mysorensis
Scientific name: Barleria mysorensis
Previous name used in the website:
Family name: ACANTHACEAE
English name:
Local name: Katu nelu (කටුු නෙලු) %
Tamil name:
Sanskrit name:
Conservation status: Least concerned (NCS 2012)
Description: Undershrub, stems to c. 1.5 m. leaves closely placed, subsessile, obovate, 0.8 – 2.8 X 0.6 – 1.6 cm, cuneate at base, obtuse, mucronulate, densely hispidulous on both sides, cystoliths minute. Flowers axillary, solitary, sessile brilliantly- purplish-blue. Capsule ovoid-oblong, to 1.5 cm long. Seeds 4 mm broad, harshly hispid.
Status: Native
Edible parts: None
Ayurvedic usage:

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