Boerhavia dominii

Boerhavia dominii

(Tarvine)

FAMILY

Nyctaginaceae

Species

Boerhavia dominii

Common name(s)

Tarvine

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white, pink, mauve. Prostrate to semi-prostrate herb, spreading.

Distinguishing features

Leaf blade to 4 cm long, lanceolate to ovate, petiole to 3 cm long. Flowers in compound umbels, white, pink or mauve. Fruit glandular-hairy with 5 longitudinal ribs.

Scan of Boerhavia