Eclipta prostrata

(Linnaeus) Linnaeus

Mant. Pl., 286. 1771.

Illustrated
Basionym: Verbesina prostrata Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 2: 902. 1753
Synonyms: Eclipta alba (Linnaeus) Hasskarl
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 129.

Leaf-blades 2–10 cm × 4–30+ mm. Ray laminae ca. 2 mm. Disc corollas ca. 1.5 mm. Cypselae ca. 2.5 mm. 2n = 22 (as E. alba).


Phenology: Flowering year round, mostly summer–fall.
Habitat: Wet places, often ruderal
Elevation: 60–1600 m

Distribution

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Ont., Ala., Ariz., Ark., Calif., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Nebr., N.J., N.Mex., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., S.C., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex., Va., W.Va., Wis., Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America, in Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific Islands, Australia

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broader" is not a number.

... more about "Eclipta prostrata"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
John L. Strother +
(Linnaeus) Linnaeus +
bristlelike +
coroniform +
cuneate +
Verbesina prostrata +
compound +  and simple +
lanceolate;lance-linear +
winged;ribbed;winged;ribbed +
tuberculate +  and rugose +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
whitish +  and white +
hairy +  and glabrous +
3-4-angled +  and obcompressed +
fertile +  and bisexual +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (?) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ont. +, Ala. +, Ariz. +, Ark. +, Calif. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Nebr. +, N.J. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Pa. +, S.C. +, S.Dak. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Va. +, W.Va. +, Wis. +, Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +, South America +, in Europe +, Asia +, Africa +, Pacific Islands +  and Australia +
60–1600 m +
stipitate-glandular +, hairy +  and glabrous +
scabrellous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Wet places, often ruderal +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
hemispheric +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
deltate +
dentate to pinnatifid or palmatifid +  and entire +
serrate +  and subentire +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
coroniform +
Flowering year round, mostly summer–fall. +
8 +  and 12 +
unequal +  and subequal +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +
decumbent +  and erect +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +  and glabrous +
papillate +
Eclipta alba +
Eclipta prostrata +
species +
cylindric +
ampliate +
cylindric +
shorter to longer than campanulate +
toothed +  and entire +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (70 cm700 mm <br />0.7 m <br />) +
perennial +  and annual +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +