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Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides Lam., Encycl. 3:153. 1789. Hiroe, 1. c. 10.

  • Hydrocotyle rotundifolia Roxb.

    Plants slender, creeping. Stem glabrous, rooting at the nodes. Leaves petio┬Člate, almost round, 7-9 veined, 5-20 mm in diameter; ventral surface pubescent; margin crenate; petioles glabrous; stipules scarious, mottled. Flowers 3-10 in an umbel, subsessile. Fruit orbicular, 1 mm broad.

    Type locality: Mauritius.

    Distribution: Tropical Asia, W. Pakistan, India to China and Japan. Introduced in Australia and America.

    Found in the plains and the foothills in grassy places near water.


     

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