Hedyotis brachypoda (DC.) Sivar. & Biju

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Hedyotis brachypoda
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oldenlandia brachypoda DC.
  • Key identification features : A diffuse or prostrate glabrous herb, often rooting at nodes. Leaves linear-lanceolate, acute. Flowers white, usually solitary, rarely 2 together, sessile. Capsule subglobose, didymous, opening at the apex.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Common in wet low lands and also as weed in cultivated fields
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara



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