Prain David, Bengal Plants, Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh

Shibabrata Pattanayak, Mihir Datta
2008 General Article Natural Product Radiance   unpublished
Seven very small sized plants, viz. Hybanthus enneaspermus (Linn.) F. Muell., Evolvulus alsinoides Linn., E. nummularius Linn., Vernonia cinerea Less., Heliotropium supinum Linn., Desmodium triflorum DC. and Pilea microphylla Liebm. collected from sandy soil have been identified for possible cultivation in gardens for ornamental purposes. Their small sized body, leaves and flowers are of different interesting conformation and colour which can attract many people.