Ophiorrhiza hirsutula Wight ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 81 1880. ;
Undershrubs; stem, peduncles, calyx and capsules rusty pubescent. Leaves opposite, 3-8 x 1.5-3 cm, ovate-lanceolate, acute to shortly acuminate at apex, round to broadly attenuate at base; petioles 0.8-2.5 cm long; stipules broadly ovate, caudately acuminate at apex, pubescent. Cymes terminal, 1.5-2.5 cm diam; bracteoles 4-5 mm long, filiform. Calyx tube ca 1 mm long; lobes minute. Corolla white; tube 4-5 mm long. Ovary ca 1 mm long. Capsule 15-.20 mm long, 3-4mm wide.
Flowering and fruiting: March-November
India and Myanmar
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
From India Biodiversity Portal on 3.6.14)
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Ophiorrhiza hirsutula Wight ex Hook.f. is a wild under shrub from Coorg area of Karnataka