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Barleria prionitis

(Porcupine flower)

FAMILY

Acanthaceae

Species

Barleria prionitis

Common name(s)

Porcupine flower

Flower colour; life form

Flowers orange to yellow. Erect spiny shrub.

Distinguishing features

Stems squarish; leaves opposite. Flowers tubular, irregular in shape; corolla pale orange to yellow.

Scan of Barleria prionitis