Polygala bolbothrix

Polygala bolbothrix Dunn, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 63 1916. (syn: Polygala ciliata Wight & Arn. (ambiguous synonym); Polygala ciliata Wight ex A. W. Benn. (ambiguous synonym); Polygala ramaswamiana Mukerjee);  

India (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala), Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;


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Plant name: Polygala bolbothrix Dunn, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew: 63. 1916.

Ver.name: Pink Milkwort (Eng.)

Description:

Annual herbs; stems prostrate, pilose. Leaves alternate; lamina obovate, 0. 6-1.8 × 0.6-1 cm, fleshy, pubescent, apex emarginate. Flowers bisexual, monosymmetric, 5 merous, light pink or rose, 4-5mm across, in axillary, few flowered 2-3cm long racemes(raceme longer than leaf).  Capsule globose, 5 x 4 mm, suborbicular, ciliate on margins.

Habitat & location: Rare. Found among grasslands in moist areas. 


 




References:

An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew (1995- details with keys)
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