Common name: Pink Barleria, गुलाबी कोरांटी Gulabi Koranti (Marathi)
Botanical name: Barleria prattensis Family: Acanthaceae (ruellia family)
Gulabi koranti is a tall perennial herb, growing up to 0.5-1 m high. Stems and
branches are qudrangular in shape, and swollen at nodes. Oppositely arranged
elliptical leaves are 6-12 cm long. Flowers occur either solitary in leaf
axils, or in a terminal spike. Rose purple flowers have two unequal petals -
the upper petal is divided into 4 lobes. There are two protruding stamens.