gangetica (L.) T.Anders.
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Places where this species can be found :
- Botanic Garden - GRENADA
InterestRecently introduiced to Grenada as a flower plant, but escaping. In Togo, a magic medicine to make children fearless, and in Nigeria applied to wound after ear-piercing. It can also be used as a pot herb (Dalziel, 1948)
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, D.Jules
LocationIn urban hedgerow near botanic gardens.
NotesWeedy herb 1m tall; flowers white, no scent; stems with hairs conspicuous at nodes.