Phyla nodiflora   (Linnaeus) Greene,   1899 (Plant)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliophyta
Class: Equisetopsida
Order:Lamiales
Family:Verbenaceae

Description
Creeping perennial herbs with long tap root; stems quadrangular, sparsely adpressed-pubescent, rooting at nodes. Leaves subsessile, obovate, serrate above the middle, obtuse at apex, narrowed at base. Flowers 2-3 mm long, white turning purple, in axillary spicate heads. Fruits 1.5 mm long, breaking into 2-pyrenes.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy

Biogeography


• Orissa INDIA
• Orissa, Paradeep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Banerjee, LK and Roa, TA (2001) Flora of the Mahanadi Delta, Orissa Botanical Survey of India 1-307 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2011-12-05

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