Sunday, June 5, 2016

Asiatic dewflower (Murdannia spirata)

Very common native procumbent or ascending herb grows along roadside ditches, edges of ponds, paddy fields and tanks, seepage areas on rocks, stream margins, open areas in forests, grassy places, under shrubs and trees, marshes, etc. from sea level to about 1260 m a.s.l. Flowering from November to May and July. Flowers opening around 10.00 A.M. and fading by 2.00 P.M.

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