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  Bacopa floribunda
 
  Family: SCROPHULARIACEAE
  Citation:  Bacopa floribunda (R. Br.) Wettst. in Engl. & Prantl, Naturl. Pflanzenfam. 4(3b): 77. 1891; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 193. 1982; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 255. 1985; Joseph, Aquatic Angiosp. Malabar 209. 1991. Herpestis floribunda R. Br., Prodr. 442. 1810; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 273. 1884. Moniera floribunda (R. Br.) Cooke, Fl. Pres. Bombay 2. 357. 1905; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 953(669). 1923.
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  Description: Stem erect, 10-30 cm, subquadrangular, glabrous, slightly branched at base, leaves lanceolate-linear, 1.8-3.1 cm, acute, entire, narrowly revolute at margins, finely gland-dotted; flowers 1 or 2 in an axil, on short slender pedicels; bracteoles filiform, sepals membranous, veiny, puberulous, outer ones broadly oval, obtuse.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Kasaragode, Kozhikkode
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  Habitat: Moist sandy fields, near the coasts
  Distribution: Palaeotropic
  Aquatic: Yes
  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: Kasaragod
   
 
   
 
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