Urena | Urena lobata | Caesar weed

Urena

Common Name : Caesar weed, Urena, Congo jute Scientific Name : Urena lobata Order : Malvales Family : Malvaceae

Urena

Kingdom – Plantae

Species - lobata

Genus - Urena

Life cycle / Type - Annual

Category - Erect Subshrub

Height - Up to 4 feet tall

Flowers - Small, showy, pink with magenta color mixed, 5 petals, axillary blooms

Foliage & plant - Green, hairy, alternate lobed leaves, with red hairy stems

Flowering season - All year around

Fruits - Globose, 9.5 mm

Growth rate - Fast

Tamil - Ottatti

Hindi - Bachita

Telugu - Nalla Benda

Marathi - Vanbhendi

Foliage, stems & fruit
Foliage & fruit

Urena lobata
Urena lobata

Caesar weed flower-Close up view
Caesar weed flower-Close up view

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Begur, Bommanahalli, Vishwapriya Layout, Bangalore[Bengaluru], Karnataka, India


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