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  Oldenlandia biflora
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Oldenlandia biflora L., Sp. Pl. 119. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 70. 1880; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 602(425). 1921. Hedyotis biflora (L.) R. Br. ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 413. 1834, non Lam. 1792; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 228. 1994; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 348. 2009. Oldenlandia paniculata L., Sp. Pl. 1667. 1754; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 69. 1880. Thecagonum biflorum (L.) Babu, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 11: 214. 1969(1971). Hedyotis racemosa Lam., Encycl. 3: 80. 1789; Dutta & Deb, Taxonomic Revision Hedyotis 117. 2004.
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  Description: Branched procumbent herbs; stem 4-angled. Leaves 1.2-3.5 x 0.4-1.5 cm, elliptic or ovate, base cuneate, apex acute, puberulous. Inflorescence axillary or mostly terminal cymes. Calyz 4-angled; lobes short, triangular, acute. Corolla white, c. 5 mm across, campanulate; tube c. 2 mm long, villous at throat; lobes 4, obovate. Stamens 4; anthers oblong. Capsule 4-angled, 3-4 x 2.5-3.5 mm, hispidulous, loculicidally dehiscent in the upper part.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Alappuzha, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Weed in the plains
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Chengannur
   
 
   
 
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