Tropical regions of Asia and Africa as per Flora of China 
 

Prostrate annual pubescent herbs; branches to 20 cm long. Leaves subsessile, 6-15 x 2-4 mm; linear-oblong, obovate or spathulate, base attenuate, apex subacute or obtuse, puberulous; stipules 2-3 mm long, lanceolate, scarious. Flowers in terminal dichasial paniculate cymes, c. 6 mm long. Sepals 5, subequal, 3-5 mm long, linear-oblong or ovate-oblong, keeled, margins scarious. Petals c. 1 mm long, linear, notched or dentate at apex. Stamens 3-5. Ovary 1-celled; style 3-fid. Capsules 1.5-2 mm long, ovoid. Seeds many, c. 0.5 mm, subcylindrical, pale brown, reticulate.

Flowering and fruiting: January-March
Paddy fields and river banks in the plains
Paleotropics
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
ID of sp. from Assam KD 09 Jan 2015 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Attached images are unknown plant sp. Please ID the plant.
Date :10.01.2015
Location: Assam
Family : ??
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild on bank of the pond
Habit : Small herb


Most probably Polycarpon prostratum (Forssk.) Asch. & Schweinf.


 
  
 

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