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Waterleaf, water spiny ball

Halbi Name Kikari kata plant
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Katathua, Talmakhana
Scientific name Astercantha longifolia (L.) Nees
Family Astercanthaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant It is robust, erect annual herb,. Stem is sub quandrangular with thickened nodes
Leaves The leaves are oblanceolate with a yellow spine inits axil Photo Gallery
Flower Flowers are pale or purple blue, densely clustered in axils flowerseed
Fruit/ seed The fruits are oblong, grabrous, 4-8 seeded
Habitat and distribution Marshy places, canals.
Flowering and fruiting September to February
Associated with Watery flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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