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1. Kohautia gracilis (Wall.) DC., Prodr. 4: 430. 1830.


  • Hedyotis fusca Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don
  • Hedyotis gracilis Wall.
  • Hedyotis stricta Wall.
  • Oldenlandia gracilis (Wall.) Hook. f.

    Erect, sparingly branched annual, 15-30 cm. Stem ± glabrous. Leaves opposite, 5-8 cm x 1.5-4 mm, linear, obtuse or acute-acuminate, glabrous. Stipules truncate, ending in one or two subulate appendages. Inflorescence a terminal elongated cyme, branched above; spreading in flower and ± erect in fruit. Pedicels slender. Calyx c. 3 mm long, lobes triangular-subulate, c. 1.5 mm long. Corolla dull brown; tube slender, 10-12 mm long; lobes linear-oblong, obtuse, c. 5 mm long. Capsule obovoid, or ellipsoid, glabrous, 4-6 mm long.

    Fl. Per.: ‘The Hot season’ (Wallich l.c.).

    Type: Described from Nepal.

    Distribution: India, Pakistan (Baluchistan, Punjab and Hazara), Sikkim, Burma and Bengal.


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