Heliotropium subulatum

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Photographs by: Dr. Maulik Gadani

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  • Botanical Name : Heliotropium subulatum Hochst. ex DC.
  • Synonyms : Tournefortia royleana DC.
  • Common Name : Pilo Hathi Sundho
  • Plant Family : Boraginaceae
  • Plant Form : Herb
  • Occurrence (Sectors) : 26
  • Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park

About Heliotropium subulatum Plant :

  • Habit : An erect, gregarious, scabridly hairy annuals.
  • Leaves : Lanceolate, densely strigose, margins entire or irregularly cut.
  • Flowers :
    • Sessile, in terminal, scabrid, simple or branched, scorpioid cymes.
    • Corolla pale yellow or yellowish.
    • Petals caudate-acuminate.
  • Fruit : Nutlets 4, conical, glabrous, brown, minutely tuberculate.
  • Flowering and Fruiting Time : Throughout the year.
  • Significance : Found as a weed in waste lands.