KODI VELLI PATTAI:
English: White Leadwort, Ceylon leadwort,
Hindi: Chira, Chitrak Kannada: Chitramula,
Tamil: Chitramoolam, Kodiveli
Perennial herb or under shrub with green branches, stems somewhat woody, spreading, terate, striate, glabous. Leaves alternate, ovate or oblong, petiole narrow, amplexicaul at the base and often dilated into stipule like auricles. Flowers white, in axillary and terminal elongated spikes, bisexual.