Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Eclipta prostrata
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999; Lorence & Wagner, 2020.
   Asteraceae -- The Sunflower Family Bibliography
      Eclipta prostrata
General Information
DistributionNative to North and South America and the tropics of the Old World.In the Hawaiian Islands, naturalized on Ni`ihau, Kaua`i, O`ahu, Moloka`i, Lana`i, Maui, Hawai`i.
















Habit
Annual herb, 3‒100 cm tall, usually densely strigose.
Leaves
Leaves lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate, or linear-lanceolate, usually 2‒10 cm long, 0.4‒2.5 cm wide, hispid-strigose and scabrous, margin serrulate, subsessile.
Flowers
Heads ca. 4‒6 mm in diameter; rays white, ca. 1 mm long.
Fruit
Achenes laterally compressed, angled, 2‒2.5 mm long.
Chromosomes
2n = 18, 22
Contributor
Nancy Khan