Scientific Name:
Soleirolia soleirolii (Req.) Dandy (1965)
  • Helxine soleirolii Req. (1825)
Vernacular Name(s):
Baby's tears; Mind your own business; Peace in the home

Slender, sparsely hairy herb; creeping and rooting at nodes. Stem much-branched, 5–20 cm long. Lvs suborbicular, 2–7 mm long. Petiole c. 1.5 mm long. ♀ fls below ♂ on stem. Bracteoles 3, free in ♂ fls, connate in ♀ at fruiting. Achene ovoid, c. 1 mm long.

[From: Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]