Punarnava, Red spiderling, boerhavia diffusa
Flowers are red, pink or white, small, on terminal inflorescence, perianth segments 5.
Leaves appear two in one node, one smaller than the other, upper surface green and lower surface whitish, long petioled. Thick leaves are 2-4 cm long, ovate or oblong-cordate, entire or sinuate.
Propagation is caused by seed. Its main root is hard and remains alive to produce new plant in the following year.