Abstract Barleria prionitis Linn. (Family: Acanthaceae) is a well-known perennial, Ayurvedic herb distributed in the tropical Asia, Africa and Yemen. The whole. B. prionitis is a fast growing perennial plant widely commercialized as an ornamental to be planted in open sunny areas in gardens, yards, and. Erect armed shrubs, spines ca. cm long. Leaves to x cm, elliptic, acute, mucronate, base cuneate, sparsely puberulus, ciliate on the margins, gland.

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Barleria prionitis (porcupine flower)

Plant as a source of natural antiviral agents. Flowers are used in garlands. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new bqrleria. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. The flower extract was also provided dose dependent significant reduction in writhing characterizes by the reduction in acetic acid induced abdominal cramping and abdominal cramping.

The whole plant, root, leaves and bark of the plant occupy a significant place in the indigenous system of medicine of India for the treatment of various diseases like toothache, inflammations, boils, glandular pionitis, catarrhal affections etc. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Bxrleria older stems and branches are robust, rounded, and light brown or light grey in colour. Risk and Impact Factors Top of page Invasiveness Proved invasive outside its native range Has a broad native range Abundant in its native range Highly adaptable to different environments Is a habitat generalist Tolerates, or benefits from, cultivation, browsing pressure, mutilation, fire prilnitis Pioneering in disturbed areas Highly mobile locally Benefits from human association i.


The iridoid glycosides enriched fraction from hyrdo ethanolic extract of leaves and stems of B. Medicinal plants are believed to be a potential source for the discovery of new drug candidates Mohajer et al. In Australia, it was declared a noxious environmental weed in Weeds of Australia, Promising Indian Barlerias of Ornamental Potential.

The extracts from the different parts and isolated phytochemicals of B.

Common in the plains from the coast to m. Put the cuttings in a shady place and water twice a week. Chikmagalur, Mysore, Shimoga Kerala: Retrieved from ” https: Field tips Bracts spine tipped; upper leaves almost sessile, with axillary spines.

Search for antimicrobial potentials from certain indian medicinal plants. Effect of isolated fractions of Barleria prionitis root methanolic extract on reproductive function of male rats: International Common Names English: Dheer and Bhatnagar revealed that the alcoholic extract of B.

Erect armed shrubs, spines ca. The flora of Nauru. Study on herb-herb interaction potential of Glycyrrhiza glabra with Solanum xanthocarpum and Adhatoda vasica on mast cell stabilizing activity. Several reports demonstrated the usage of B. Barleria species are exceptionally suitable for stabilizing soil erosion, landscaping water-wise narleria, rockeries and sunny areas in the garden.

Spines are present in the leaf axils the angle between barleriia stem and the leaf stalk or a branch.


An Australian weed management guide Waterhouse et al. Scutellarein 7-rhamnosyglucoside from Barleria prionitis. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Structures of two new iridoids from Barlrria prionitis Linn. Leaves are chewed to relieve from toothache.

Barleria prionitis subsp. delagoensis

Abstract Barleria prionitis Linn. Document specific search options Title. The plant formulation, available in over the counter is prescribed in dysurea, rheumatic affections, internal abscesses, nervine disorders and in chronic sinusitis Khare, The seeds are oval-oblong, covered with silky copper-brown appressed hairs and measuring about 7. NauruIndian i.

The outer calyx-lobes are mucronate, ovate-oblong and inner lobes are mucronate, linear-lanceolate. The flowers are pale yellow to orange, arranged in a loose or fairly dense terminal spike with the lower flowers solitary in the axils of the leaves, in late summer to autumn. The lower leaves in the inflorescence are more or less like the normal leaves barleia the upper leaves are usually much smaller.

Barleria prionitis | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

Stamens 4, longer pair approximately 1. Deflers Barleria coriacea Oberm.

Research Journal of Phytochemistry Volume 6 2: Barleria prionitis Barleria prionitis in Hyderabad, India. Karu Nega Poo. The corolla is bright, golden yellow in colour with pubescent outside and glabrous inside and about 1.