Low scandent herbs; stems villous, aromatic. Leaves opposite, to 4 x 2 cm, ovate, acute, crenate, cuneate at base, hispid above and below; nerves 6 pairs, prominent, nervules reticulate; petiole 7 mm long. Flowers axillary, solitary, subsessile; bracteoles absent; calyx 7 mm long, deeply lobed, lobes 5, upper larger, hirsute; corolla 10 mm long, blue, bilabiate, upper lip erect, entire, lower lip 3-lobed; stamens 4, didynamous, anthers stipitate, of shorter stamens 1-celled; ovary glabrous; style dialated at tip. Fruit a septicidal capsule; seeds many, pitted.
17 Identify the weed plant : 5 images.
Please identify the weed plant.
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, Kerala PIN:686671
Date:. 05.11.2020, 12.30pm
Habitat: wild moisture marshy near paddy field
Plant habit: creeping annual
Height: 01 feet
Leaves shape: apex, side jaws
Flower: diameter:05mm, whitish blue non fragrant
LIndernia sp. ??
Thanks, …, for the suggestion.
But I do not think it is Lindernia as per comparative images herein.
My student Dr. Prasad MG identified this as Adenosma subrepens (Thwaites) Benth.ex Hook.f. of PLANTAGINACEAE
References: POWO Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 IPNI GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of peninsular India India Biodiversity Portal IBIS Flora (FBI) Kerala plants