Justicia procumbens

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Justicia procumbens - Annual with a shallow rootstock, to 70 cm high. Leaves ovate to orbicular or oval-oblong, 1.2 – 3 X 0.5 – 1 cm, subacute at apex, entire, scabrid above, scabrid to hirsutulous beneath. Spikes terminal (and axillary), simple, 2.8 – 3 (- 5) X 0.4 – 0.7cm long. Capsules ovoid, sessile, beistly at tips, especially towards apex. Seeds irregularly orbicular, 1 mm broad, compressed, rugose, in transversely concentric rows.

Scientific Name Justicia procumbens
Family Name ACANTHACEAE
English Name Water willow
Local Name Maha nai (මහ නයි)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status LC (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

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