previous arrow
next arrow
Slider

Genus :

HYDROCOTYLE

Family :

APIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Perennial, prostrate to sub-erect herbs, rooting at nodes. Leaves simple, petiolate, blade ovate to orbicular, reniform, crenate to serrate, stipules ciliate to scarious. Inflorecence a simple umbel, pedunculate, involucral bracts obsolete or none. Flowers mostly sessile, sometimes pedicellate. Sepals minute or absent. Petals present, entire, acute. Stamens usually 5. Ovary with short styles, stylopodium conic to depressed. Schizocarps orbicular to ellipsoid, laterally compressed, vittae absent, mericarp with 3-5 ribs.