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Philippine Violet

Barleria cristata

Description:

Medium sized plant. The flowers which have no scent look some what like individual tube rose flowers (Polianthes tuberosa).

Habitat:

It was growing as a hedge in Delhi. I liked the flower and brought it to Kolkata where it is now growing as a potted plant. Wikipedia says it is also called Bluebell barleria or Crested Philippine violet. The flower I have is all-white, though.

Notes:

Thanks, Nuwan.

1 Comment

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Nice spotting ! interesting to see white stamens.

SukanyaDatta
Spotted by
SukanyaDatta

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Nov 21, 2014
Submitted on Nov 21, 2014

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