Pilea microphylla - (L.) Liebm.

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Now revised to be Pilea microphylla (L.) Liebm.

© Sue Gibb
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This variety will grow under moist condition, where Pilea microphylla var. succulenta will grow in honeycombed limestone pockets.

Pilea herniarioides is rare, it is found in the honeycombed limestone near the sea.
Very lacy like Pilea microphylla, leaf-blades suborbicular, abruptly contracted into the petiole, in subequal or moderately unequal pairs, the larger leaf of a pair up to 4 mm long including the filiform petiole.

Flowering time; Frequently

Distribution; GC

Habitat; Moist shady grounds

Status; Annual Weed

Notes; Annual plant with thin leaves

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