Evolvulus nummularius

Evolvulus nummularius

(Dwarf Morning-glory)

FAMILY

Convolvulaceae

Species

Evolvulus nummularius

Common name

Dwarf Morning-glory

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white; herb sprawling

Distinguishing features

Perennial herb with broad alternate leaves to about 1 cm long. Flowers usually solitary in leaf axil, petals fused and lobed, white. Ovary 2-celled, styles 2 branched with 2 branches. Fruit a capsule, brownish globular to 3 mm wide. Originally from the American tropics.

Scan of Evolvulus