Erect herbs, stem minutely tubercled. Leaves clustered, to 4 x 0.3 cm, linear-lanceolate, 1-nerved, apex acute, margins revolute, sessile. Racemes terminal and axillary, unilateral, panicled, to 2 cm long; flowers 5-7, white; pedicel 0.5 cm; calyx tube 1 mm, lobes 1 mm; corolla tube 3 mm, lobes 1 mm; stamens included; ovary 1 mm, globose, style 2.5 mm, stigma bifid. Capsule 3 x 3 mm.

Flowering and fruiting: November-March
Dry deciduous forests and scrub jungles

Images by Darshan Kokate (ID by Vijayasankar Raman), Inserted by Gurcharan Singh


Re: confirmation and identification of Hedyotis spp : Attachments (4). 4 posts by 2 authors.
sending images of Hedyotis for confirmation and identification of spp

It may be Kohautia aspera (= Hedyotis aspera).


ID request 040916SG : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Requesting ID of this weed, about 1’ high. Photo taken on 04 Sept. 16 at Solapur, Maharashtra.

It is Kohautia aspera (B.Heyne ex Roth) Bremek., Syn. Hedyotis aspera B.Heyne ex Roth; Oldenlandia aspera (B.Heyne ex Roth) DC. of Family: Rubiaceae


Kohautia aspera (Oldenlandia aspera) :: Puducherry :: 15 OCT 19 : 5 posts by 3 authors. 8 images.
Puducherry  near sea coast
Date: October 15, 2019 … Altitude range: about 0 – 3 m (0 – 10 feet) asl
Kohautia aspera (B.Heyne ex Roth) Bremek. … popular as Oldenlandia aspera (B.Heyne ex Roth) DC.
Many thanks to … for help with ID at facebook.


Plant for identification: No.-31082022_Raj_1:
Please help me to identify the plant in photograph.

Date: 31/08/2022
Location: Thar Desert, Rajasthan
Habitat: Wild grassland

Kohautia aspera


MS/2023/129 – ID request of a herb .: 1 image.
Attaching herewith photos received from another group in Chennai. Please ID the plant.

Pl. try

Appears some closer to images at
Pl. check.
I am not sure.

its not Oldenlandia ….once check with kohoutia aspera.

Yes, appears more closer to images at