Oldenlandia affinis


Trop. & S. Africa to Pen. Malaysia as per WCSP;

Angola; Assam; Benin; Botswana; Burkina; Burundi; Cabinda; Cameroon; Central African Repu; Comoros; Congo; Gabon; Ghana; India; Ivory Coast; Kenya; KwaZulu-Natal; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaya; Mozambique; Myanmar; Nigeria; Northern Provinces; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Vietnam; Zambia; Zare; Zimbabwe as per Catalogue of Life;
 

Erect herbs, branches filiform, glabrous. Leaves to 25 x 1 mm, linear, entire, sessile; stipule ovate, entire or 2-3 toothed. Flowers 2 mm long, in terminal dichotomous cymes; pedicel and peduncles filiform, 1.5-2 cm long; calyx 1 mm long, lobes acute, scabrid; corolla white, tube villous inside. Capsule 2 x 1.5 mm, obovoid, truncate at apex.
Flowering and fruiting: July-March
Moist deciduous forests
Tropical Asia
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
 
 
 
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Oldenlandia affinis (Roem. & Schult.) DC. SN Oct 33 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3).
Oldenlandia affinis (Roem. & Schult.) DC,
tiny herb near the shade caves of hills, Krishnagiri dt, Tamilnadu
 
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30012013 BRS 450: Pl. find the attached file contain photo for id. confirmation.
Location: Alambarai Fort
Date: 30.01.2013
Habitat: School garden
Habit: Grass

this looks like Hedyotis sp.; H.herbacea or H.diffusa. Pls check if the size and leaves match with your plant.
BTW are these two separate species ? ThePlantlist lists them as separately accepted. Appreciate any info on this


Pl. find the close up view of leaf photo.
Appears close to Oldenlandia affinis (Roem. & Schult.) DC. as per images, details and references herein.

  
 
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