Botanical name: Dentella repens Family: Rubiaceae (Coffee family)
Synonyms: Oldenlandia repens
Creeping Dentella is a creeping low herb which is not native to India, but can now be seen growing wild. Leaves are elliptic or oblong or inverted lance-shaped, but short-pointed at both ends, 1 cm long, 4 mm wide, on stalks 3 mm long. Stems somewhat 4-angled. Small white flowers arise singly on stalks 1-2 mm long. Flowers are about 1 cm long, tube yellowish, petals white, and the throat is hairy. Fruit is 3-4 mm, hairless or covered with glassy hairs, with many small angular seeds. The flowers are often borne between branches in the V-shaped fork and are nearly stalkless.
Identification credit: Kiran Srivastava
The flower labeled Creeping Dentella is ...