Torenia travancorica

Torenia travancorica Gamble, Fl. Madras 957 1923. (syn: Torenia asiatica var. parvifolia Hook. fil.; Torenia leucosiphon Alston); 

India (Travancore, Madras), Sri Lanka as per Catalogue of Life;

Creeping or scandent herbs; stems slender, 4-angled, with 10 cm long internodes. Leaves to 6 x 2 cm, ovate, acuminate, base rounded, thinly hirtus; nerves 5-7 pairs; petiole to 1 cm long. Flowers axillary; pedicels to 2.5 cm long, solitary, glabrous; calyx 2.2 cm long, tubular, narrowly winged, ciliolulate or glabrous, lobes acute; corolla 3.5 cm long, tube yellow, lobes deep blue, obtuse, spreading; anthers connate in pairs; appendages on the filaments 6 mm long, filiform. Capsule 2 cm long, glabrous; seeds pitted, pale brown.
Flowering and fruiting: June-January
Evergreen forests
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)