Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Exacum Pumilum

Exacum Pumilum

Family – Gentianaceae

A very small herbaceous annual with tetragonal stem.
Leaves lanceolate. Flowers in lax cymes, bluish-purple, with prominent yellow anthers.
A beautiful herb. Flowers in August-September.
Pretty common in grasslands during the rains in Konkan and S.M.Country.
Worth growing in gardens. Propagated by seeds.

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