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Barleria Montana, Dongari Koranti , Barleria (Purple) - Plant

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Barleria is a bushy & evergreen plant. It grows in tropical, subtropical cllimates. Best used for Toothache.
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Plant height : 1.5 feet (+/- 20%)
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Description for Barleria Montana, Dongari Koranti , Barleria (Purple)

Mountain Barleria is an erect herb found in the mountains of Western Ghats. Leaves are oblong-elliptic, attenuated into the leaf-stalk. Leaves may be a little bristly on the margin. Beautiful rose-purple flowers appear singly in leaf axils. Flower tube is very long, with the throat conically dilated into the flower limb with 5 petals. Bracteoles are linear. Larger sepals are equal, elliptic.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
mountain barleria, dongari koranti, kolista. Purple September-October. 24-36 in easy to grow

Planting and care

Plant bulbs 1½ to 5 times their own depth. Where winters are severe, make sure there is at least 3 inches of soil covering the bulb.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun to Partial Shade well-drained soil Medium 30°C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Barleria Montana

  • Apply a low-nitrogen, high-potash fertilizer after flowering if bulbs are not performing.
  • Water late-flowering daffodils in dry spring weather (flowers may abort in dry conditions).

Typical uses of Barleria Montana

Special features:

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal use: Whole plant used for urinary and paralytic affections, rheumatism, jaundice, hepatic obstruction and dropsy.
Paste of roots is applied to boils and glandular swellings etc.

References

  • http://senthuherbals.blogspot.in/2014/12/barleria-montana-mekavanna-k-kurinci.html
  • https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Barleria-Cid1106

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