. Distribution: Found on the bushes in drying ponds. Found in India and Srilanka. A slender perennial creeper fond along water bodies . Normally found along with Typha
. Leaves linear-lanceolate; mucronate, base truncate, sub coriaceous. Flowers pink with purple veins, axillary, solitary or few flowered racemes. Calyx 5 partite; Corolla rotate, lobes triangular; ciliate, corona processes adnate to the staminal tube, base dialated, acuminated, anthers erect, with a short membranous inflexed appendage, pollen masses waxy, pendulous; ovary of 2 many ovuled carpels, fruits a pair of follicles, rounded at the base and winged.