Mitracarpus hirtus

Mitracarpus hirtus

(White Eye)

FAMILY

Rubiaceae

Species

Mitracarpus hirtus

Common name(s)

White Eye

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Herb to about 40 cm tall

Distinguishing features

May be semi-prostrate, stems often dark-purplish, leaves opposite, interpetiolar stipules. Flowers in axillary clusters. Corolla white. Fruit a capsule splits horizontally around the middle.

Mitracarpus hirtus