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Taxon: Barleria opaca (Vahl) Nees

 
Genus: Barleria
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Barlerieae
Nomen number: 100668
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 11:230. 1847
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Aug-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Aug-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • kwahu  (Source: AH 505) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable; vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  4. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  5. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Barleria opaca (Vahl) Nees :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100668. Accessed 12 December 2018.