Verbena bipinnatifida Nutt.

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA or VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Verbena bipinnatifida Nutt.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Grown as ornamental
  • Key identification features : Stems hirsute. Leaves deeply pinnatifid, hirsute on both surfaces.Flowers in dense, corymbose, capitate heads; calyx 5-toothed; corolla white or pink-purple. Fruits schizocarpic, splitting into nutlets
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Native : Europe
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.706. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Verbena bipinnatifida. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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