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Macheti, chati bhaji

Halbi Name macheti-chati-bhaji-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Macheti, chati bhaji
Scientific name Polygonum plebeium L.
Family Polygonaceae
Season Rabi
Description
Plant
Leaves Leaveslanceolate-spatulate, stipule hyaline. Photo Gallery
Flower macheti-chati-bhaji-3macheti-chati-bhaji-2
Fruit/ seed Nutlets 3-gonous with persistent style, shining, black.
Habitat and distribution Beds of dry ponds
Flowering and fruiting October to March
Associated with Dry water bodies
Habit Prostate herb, forming carpets, above ground with flat branches from a woody root stock. Stems many from a thick base, often purple tinged, hairy but not wolly with short internodes.
Inflorescence Flowers pink or rosy, solitary, axillary or 2-3 together, sessile hidden among the stipules.

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