Geophila repens (L.) I.M. Johnst.

Common name

English: Snake pennywort

Mandarin: 爱地草 (ai di cao)


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Rubiales (58)

        Family: Rubiaceae (58) (family description)

          Genus: Geophila (1)

           Epithet: repens (L.) I.M. Johnst. (7)

Synonym: Cephaelis diversifolia Blume

diversifolia => with different leaves, variable foliage

repens => creeping and rooting


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Geophila repens at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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