Oldenlandia sp.

Oldenlandia sp. by Michael Plagens

Small herb with small white flowers, Eldoret, Kenya. Dec. 2015.

LEAVES: The leaves are linear, shaped like grass leaves with pointed tip. They are arranged opposite on the stems and there are stipule sheathes around the stem.

HERB: The above ground portions were entirely herbaceous.

FLOWERS: The white, tinged flowers are small and have four petals.

RANGE: There are numerous similar species, distributed through most tropical countries.



Rubiaceae -- Coffee Family

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Kenya Natural History

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