Osbeckia octandra

Osbeckia octandra  Osbeckia octandra  Osbeckia octandra

Osbeckia octandra - A much branched shrublet, up to about 2 m tall. Leaves 1.5-6 x 0.5-2 cm; petiole 1-5 mm long. Flowers few or up to 10 in loose clusters; hypanthium3-6 wide; Petals 15-19 mm long, pink to mauve and purple. Fruit a dry capsule inside the persistent hypanthium; seeds numerous.

Scientific Name Osbeckia octandra
Family Name MELASTOMACEAE
English Name
Local Name Heen bovitiya
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status
Status Endemic
Edible Parts leaves and young stems

Osbeckia octandra  Osbeckia octandra  Osbeckia octandra

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