Eclipta adpressa

Scientific name: Eclipta adpressa Moench
Synonym: Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Botanical family: ASTERACEAE

Vernacular names

(In territories with significant traditional TRAMIL use)


  • cangulala
  • congalala

Botanical description

Annual herb ranging from erect to creeping habit.  Leaves opposite, rough on both surfaces, sessile, elliptic-lanceolate, 8 cm x 2 cm, margin serrulate. Inflorescences axillary on long stalks; flower-heads 1 cm across, florets white; achenes black, wrinkled, without pappus appendages.







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