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  Anagallis pumila
 
  Family: PRIMULACEAE
  Citation:  Anagallis pumila Sw., Prodr. 1: 40. 1788; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 747(525). 1921; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 221. 1998. Centunculus tenellus Duby in DC., Prodr. 8: 72. 1844; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 506. 1882. Mycropyxis tenella (Duby) Wight, Ic. t. 1585. 1850.
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  Description: Glabrous herbs, to 7 cm high. Leaves alternate, opposite below, to 8 x 4 mm, obovate, acute, shortly petiolate. Flowers small, white, solitary, axillary; pedicel 8 mm long, slender; calyx lobes 5, free, 1.5 mm long; corolla 3 mm across, campanulate, lobes 5, obovate, 3 mm long; stamens 5, free; ovary 1-celled; ovules many, on free central placenta; style short, stigma hairy. Capsule 3 mm across, many-seeded.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-December
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Pantropical
  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
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  Localities: Thekkady
   
 
   
 
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