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Panicled Peristrophe,

Halbi Name
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Atrilal, Kakajangha
Scientific name Peristrophe paniculata, Dianthera paniculata, P. bicalyculata
Family
Season Kharif
Description
Plant An erect herb, 0.6-1.2 m tall. Young shoots usually 4-sided; adult shoots 6-sided, white spreading bristle-hairy..
Leaves Ovate leaves opposite, equal and unequal; petioleed, densely hairy and conspicuously on veins Photo Gallery
Flower Flowers terminal or axillary, with leaves forming a large lax panicle. Pink flowers, to 1 cm, 2-lipped - lower lip spreading, upper lip erect. Stamens 2; filaments distinct, white hairy.
Fruit/ seed Capsules narrowed into a cylindric stalk, pointed, pubescent, hairy. Seeds papillose and slight rugose.
Habitat and distribution Wastelands
Flowering and fruiting September - February
Associated with Off field flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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