Mitracarpus hirtus #13
Synonym(s):  Spermacoce hirta 
Mitracarpus villosus 
Common Name(s):  Tropical girdlepod
Family Name(s):  Rubiaceae

Plant Form:  Herb 
Flower Color:  White 
Flower Arrangement:  Axillary 
Leaf Type:  Simple 
Leaf Arrangement:  Opposite 
Monocot/Dicot:  Dicot 

Notes: Very similar to Spermacoce glabra. M. hirtus seed capsules open in a transverse ring around the capsule. S. glabra seed capsules open in a longitudinal split. 

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