Botanical name: Burmannia coelestis Family: Burmanniaceae (Bluethread family)
Synonyms: Burmannia caelestis
Indian Bluethread is a species of Bluethread native to the Indian subcontinent. It is an annual herb 5-15 cm tall. Leaves are small, scale-like, arising from the base. Blue flowers arise either singly or 3 together, with the central one stalk less and the other two on thread-like stalks. Flowers are 6-8 mm, bluish-purple, strangely shaped like a tube with 3 rounded wings. Stamens are 3, stalkless; style is short with a 3-lobed stigma. Fruit is a 3-winged capsule. Flowering: November-January.
Identification credit: Prashant Awale
The flower labeled Indian Bluethread is ...