Mecardonia procumbens (syn. Bacopa)

Mecardonia procumbens (syn. Bacopa)

(Bacopa, Mecardonia)

FAMILY

Scrophulariaceae

Species

Mecardonia procumbens (syn. Bacopa)

Common name(s)

Bacopa, Mecardonia

Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow; prostrate to erect herb

Distinguishing features

Herb annual to perennial, stems rooting at the nodes, branches 4-angled. Leaves simple, opposite, margins serrated. Flowers two per leaf axil, corolla yellow; fruit a capsule to 8 mm long.

Scan of Mercardonia