Trichodesma zeylanicum

Trichodesma zeylanicum Trichodesma zeylanicum Trichodesma zeylanicum

Trichodesma zeylanicum - Herbs, coarse and wiry, to 1 m or more. Leaves opposite, lanceolate to oblanceolate, 7 (- 10) X 1.5 (- 3) cm, acute, entire, base attenuate, uniformly scabrate above, but only on the veins beneath. Inflorescence irregular, nodding, racemose and 5 – 10 flowered, or solitary and axillary. Fruit of 4 nutlets, 4 mm by 3 mm, exterior surface smooth, the inner ridged and tuberculate.

Scientific Name Trichodesma zeylanicum
Family Name BORAGINACEAE
English Name
Local Name Maha thumba (මහතුඹ) / Yon thumba (යොන්තුඹ)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status LC (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

Trichodesma zeylanicum Trichodesma zeylanicum Trichodesma zeylanicum

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