Plant ID forum: Oldenlandia salzmannii; Brazilian water plant by the river

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Name: Myriam
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bonitin
Apr 6, 2015 2:41 AM CST
It was growing in a shallow puddle on top of a huge boulder, I couldn't find it growing in drier spots. The puddle was constantly fed by little brooks coming from the mountains.



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Name: Myriam
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bonitin
May 14, 2015 8:23 AM CST
Bump! Smiling
Could it be in the Campanulaceae family? But then they normally have 5 flower petals instead of only 4.. Rolling my eyes.



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bamira
May 14, 2015 10:58 PM CST
Maybe Oldenlandia salzmannii Sticking tongue out
Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
Charter ATP Member Ferns Native Plants and Wildflowers Cat Lover Birds Bee Lover
Organic Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Frogs and Toads Plant Identifier
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bonitin
May 14, 2015 11:37 PM CST
Oldenlandia salmannii (Rubiaceae) is the one!! Thanks a lot! Thumbs up
The other species occurring in the Rio state is Oldenlandia corymbosa, but that one has doesn't look like it.

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