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Indian Heliotrope

Heliotropium indicum

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agricoolturista a year ago

Local name: Ar-aritos, bahu-baho, buntot-leon, elepante, kambra-kambra, higad-higaran;
Family: Heliotropiaceae (Boraginaceae);
Morphological classification: Broadleaf;
Grows in: Rainfed lowland ricefields;
Life cycle: Annual;
Means of reproduction: Seeds;

Distinguishing characteristics: It has erect and branched growth habit. It has stem that is covered with hairs; leaves that are ovate to oblong-ovate with rough surfaces; and flowers that are positioned on one side with lavender to white corolla.

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Rizal, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 10, 2013
Submitted on Mar 10, 2013

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