|Scientific Name||Oldenlandia herbacea|
Flowering class: Dicot
Much branched, erect herbs; stem 4-angled, narrowly winged along angles. Leaves sessile, 1.5-3 x 0.1-0.3 cm, linear-lanceolate, acute at apex, glabrous; stipules short, 3-4-setose on margins. Flowers solitary or 2-nate, axillary; peduncles filiform, 0.5-1 cm long. Calyx tube turbinate, to 2 mm, funnel-shaped; lobes triangular-subulate. Corolla white, 1-1.5 mm long, wider on mouth; lobes 5, minute. Stamens 4, included, subsessile. Stigma 2-fid. Capsule c. 2.5 mm across, subglobose, didymous, loculicidal. Seeds minute, trigonous.
Flowering and fruiting: July-December
Grasslands and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
Tropical Africa and Asia
State - Kerala, District/s: All Districts