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Centella spp.

Starr 020803-0094 Centella asiatica by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)

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Centella Overview

Genus containing around 50 species of herbaceous perennial species, originating from wetland Asia in temperate and tropical areas. Its grown mainly for its nice foliage, which are roughly circular and slightly lobed in appearance. Flowers are small and white-yellow, with 5 petals and arranged in clusters.