flowers of Lippia alba

white flowers of Lippia alba plant are blooming

Lippia alba plants are seen wild in Assam. Common names of Lippia alba are bushy matgrass, bushy lippia. Flowers of Lippia alba plants are borne in leaf-axils, in a solitary spike or cylindric head, flower-cluster-stalk hairy, round, about 0.5-2.5 cm long. Flowers are bluish purple, stalkless, aromatic, calyx cup-shaped, 2 lobed bracts lanceshaped, base fused, forming a circular cup, tip 2 toothed, hairy, velvet-hairy.

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