Mollugo disticha (L.) Ser., Prodr. 1: 392 1824. (syn: Mollugo pluckenetiana Steud.; Mollugo racemosa Lam.; Mollugo sperguloides Poir. ex DC.; Mollugo triphylla Burm. fil.; Pharnaceum distichum L.; Pharnaceum sperguloides Poir.; Pharnaceum triphyllum (Burm. fil.) Dennst.);

India, Sri Lanka (as per Catalogue of Life);



Mollugo disticha :: Puducherry :: 13 OCT 19 : 4 posts by 3 authors. 8 images.

Puducherry  near sea coast

Date: October 13, 2019 … Altitude range: about 0 – 3 m (0 – 10 feet) asl

Mollugo disticha  Ser.

Many thanks to … for validating the ID at facebook.


Submission of Mollugo disticha : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Plant name: Mollugo disticha Ser., Prodr. 1: 392. 1824.
Family:  Molluginaceae
Annual pubescent, glandular, diffuse, herbs, 10-20 cm tall. Leaves radical and cauline; 3-5 at each node, radical leaves 5-10 × 2-3cm, cauline ones 2-5 × 0.3-1.5cm, oblanceolate, acute at base, entire, mid vein conspicuous, chartaceous. Flowers 3-4mm across, greenish-white, in 3-5cm long leaf opposed zig-zag raceme like cymes. Tepals 5, oblong, green with scarious margins. Stamens less than 10, included. Stigmas 3, included. Capsule 2-3mm long, ovoid, seeds golden brown.

Habitat & location: Rare. Found on dry sandy soils. Photographed at Rapur.

Thanks, …, for a new addition to efi.
Identification of the herb found in E.ghats requested : Attachments (2). 3 posts by 2 authors.
This is prostrate sparsely hispid semi-succulent  herb. when young radical leaves radiate; flowers bisexual. Found in E.ghats. Please help me in identification

I think we should look under Glinus …

it is Mollugo disticha a paper is written with Alexander Sukhurov etal of Moscow university after publication i will let you  know

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