Hydrophylax maritima L. f.

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Hydrophylax maritima
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hydrophylax maritima L.f.
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2009
  • Key identification features : A peremmial herb; stems prostrate, rooting at the modes. Leaves opposite, sessile, elliptic to elliptic-oblong or spathulate. Flowers lilac, axillary, solitar. Calyx glabrous. Corolla funnel-shaped with a ring of hairs within. Fruit oblong, corky, tapered at both ends. Seeds 2, linear-oblong
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Common on sea shore sand
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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