Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 71(6): 243 1919. (syn. Anisocalyx limnanthiflorus Hance; Bacopa monnieri (L.) Hayata & Matsum.; Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst.; Bramia indica Lam.; Bramia monniera (L.) Drake; Bramia monnieri (L.) Pennell; Calytriplex obovata Ruiz & Pav.; Capraria monnieri (L.) Roxb.; Gratiola monnieri (L.) L.; Gratiola parviflora Willd. ex Schltdl. & Cham.; Gratiola portulacacea Weinm.; Gratiola tetrandra Stokes; Habershamia cuneifolia (Michaux) Raf.; Herpestis africana Steud.; Herpestis brownei Steud.; Herpestis calytriplex Steud.; Herpestis cuneifolia Pursh; Herpestis monnieri (L.) Rothm.; Herpestis monnieria (L.) Humb.; Herpestis monnieria (L.) Kunth; Herpestis moranensis Kunth; Herpestis pedunculosa Steud.; Herpestis procumbens Hort.Berol. ex Spreng.; Herpestis spathulata Bl.; Hydrotrida beccabunga Willd.; Limosella calycina Forsk.; Lysimachia monnieri L.; Monniera africana Persoon; Monniera brownei Persoon; Monniera cuneifolia Michx.; Monniera monniera (L.) Britton; Monniera pedunculosa Persoon);    
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buh-KOH-puh — said to be a South American aboriginal name … Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium
mon-ee-ER-ee — named for Monnier, French physician, naturalist, and professor … Dave’s Botanary 


commonly known asherb of graceIndian pennywortmoneywortMonnier’s bacopathyme-leaved gratiolawater hyssop • Assameseব্ৰাহ্মী brahmi • Bengaliব্রাহ্মিশাক brahmisaka • Dogriबाम ब्राह्मी baam brahmiजलब्राह्मी jalbrahmiसरस्वती sarswatiसौम्यलता saumyalataतिक्तलोनिका tiktlonika • Gujaratiબામ baamબ્રાહ્મી brahmiજલનેવરી jalanevariકડવી લૂણી kadavi luni • Hindiबाम baamब्राह्यी brahmiजलबूटी jalbutiजलनीम jalnimनीरब्राह्मी nirbrahmiसफेद चमनी safed chamani • Kannadaಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ brahmiಕಿರು ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ kiru brahmiಜಲ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ jala brahmiನೀರು ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ niru brahmi • Konkaniब्राह्मी brahmi • Malayalamബ്രഹ്മി brahmi • Manipuribrahmi-sak • Marathiब्राह्मी brahmiजलब्राह्मी jalabrahmiनीर ब्राह्मी nir brahmi • Oriyaବ୍ରାହ୍ମୀ brahmiପୃଶ୍ନି ପର୍ଣ୍ଣୀ prusni parnni • Sanskritब्राह्मी brahmiतिक्तलोणिका tiktalonika • Tamilநீர்ப்பிரமி nir-p-piramiபிரமி piramiபிரமியம் piramiyamதராய் taray • Teluguచిలుకకూర cilukakuraజలబ్రహ్మి jalabrahmiసాంబ్రాణి ఆకు sambrani aku • Tuluನೀರಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ nirbrahmi 
Creeping habit, obovate, oblong or spathulate ( spoon-like) leaf lamina, entire leaf with obtuse apex, long pedicelled flower, purple tinge present within the corolla tube, presence of 4 didynamous stamens included within the corolla tube and white colored flower. In this species the diagnostic features are entire leaves, sub-equal corolla lobes which are generally uncommon in Scrophulariaceae members.
 
Herbs, creeping, ascending, succulent. Leaves sessile, c 0.9 x 0.3cm, apex obtuse. Flowers pale violet or blue, axillary solitary. Capsules c 0.6 x 0.3cm. Seeds oblong striate. 
 
Creeping herb rooting at nodes, slightly fleshy; leaves oblong-oblanceolate, up to 2 cm long, sessile with entire or rarely dentate, apex rounded; flowers blue, purple or almost white, singly in leaf axils, with 2 bracteoles  below calyx; sepals 5, lower and upper ovate-lanceolate, lateral 2 lanceolate to linear; corolla 8-10 mm across, stamens two short and two long; capsule ovoid, enclosed in persistent calyx.
 
This marshy herb is succulent when fresh, little bitter in test and very popular memory enhancer as prescribed in Ayurveda. It is known as “Brahmi shak” in Bengali. People usually eat this herb as making pakora or fried simply in clarified butter (ghee).   



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ID FOR THIS PLANT: I think this nir brahmi may be iam wrong pls send me the correct botanical name.


Bacopa monnieri, I think.



Bacopa monnieri for me as well. The photo is hazy. It would have been better if you have posted a better photograph.


yes for me too Bacopa monnieri, medicinal plant, local name Nir Brahmi, (Nir means water), plant found near water body


yes, Brahmi, simply brahmi for local green med vendor in kolkata bazaars… hence in colloqiual tongue as well..
agree with … if it was with call phone nothing to be done..
But if its a digital camera, even if a point and shoot now a days they have such a lot of features …
If I may suggest… FOR ALL WHO USE DIGITAL CAMERAS….
I have found out with these new point and shoot digital camera that have so many features…
to use macro, turn on the feature caled macro, then the main dial to the basic P mode… than things in macro range will be in focus, otherwise blurred and stuff out of macro range will be in focus!!!!
or if your camera has a dedicated flower mode, it will be indicated with a small icon that looks like a tulip or a rose…
I learned it the hard way one day nothing was in focus, even in macro turned on… but I was in other modes than P ….
it may be different in your cameras.. so play with it… and check results… that’s so nice about digital cameras.. and no film wasted.


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Names of Plants in India :: Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst.: Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. … (family: Plantaginaceae; also placed in Gratiolaceae Scrophulariaceae Veronicaceae)

Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth
buh-KOH-puh — said to be a South American aboriginal name … Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium
mon-ee-ER-ee — named for Monnier, French physician, naturalist, and professorDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: herb of grace, Indian pennywort, moneywort, Monnier’s bacopa, thyme-leaved gratiola, water hyssopAssamese: ব্ৰাহ্মী brahmiBengali: ব্রাহ্মিশাক brahmisakaDogri: बाम ब्राह्मी baam brahmi, जलब्राह्मी jalbrahmi, सरस्वती sarswati, सौम्यलता saumyalata, तिक्तलोनिका tiktlonikaGujarati: બામ baam, જલનેવરી jalanevari, કડવી લૂણી kadavi luniHindi: बाम baam, ब्राह्यी brahmi, जलबूटी jalbuti, जलनीम jalnim, नीरब्राह्मी nirbrahmi, सफेद चमनी safed chamaniKannada: ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ brahmi, ಜಲ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ jala brahmi, ನೀರು ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ niru brahmiKonkani: ब्राह्मी brahmiMalayalam: ബ്രഹ്മി brahmiManipuri: brahmi-sakMarathi: ब्राह्मी brahmi, जलब्राह्मी jalabrahmi, नीर ब्राह्मी nir brahmiOriya: ବ୍ରାହ୍ମୀ brahmi, ପୃଶ୍ନି ପର୍ଣ୍ଣୀ prusni parnniSanskrit: ब्राह्मी brahmi, तिक्तलोणिका tiktalonikaTamil: நீர்ப்பிரமி nir-p-pirami, பிரமி pirami, பிரமியம் piramiyam, தராய் tarayTelugu: సాంబ్రాణి ఆకు sambrani aku
botanical names: Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. … synonyms: Lysimachia monnieri L. (basionym) • Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell • Bramia indica Lam. • Gratiola monnieri (L.) L. • Herpestis monnieri (L.) Kunth • Monniera cuneifolia Michx. … and more at The Plants List
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Photographed at resort garden at Kamshet near Pune … 02 MAY 08
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Names update …
 • Kannadaಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ brahmiಕಿರು ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ kiru brahmiಜಲ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ jala brahmiನೀರು ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಿ niru brahmi 


Pl. find the attached file contain photos for id. request.
Location: Anaikatti, Coimbatore Dist. (620 MSL)
Date: 27.06.2012
Habitat: Wild. near the stream which run through the village.
Habit: herb


Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell, Scrophulariaceae


The ayruvedic herb Brahmi Bacopa monnieri, with powers to boost the memory



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Wild Herb for ID : Oman : 150912 : AK-3:  Found this tiny herb growing near a water body on 24/7/2010 in Muscat. Is it Bacopa monnieri, commonly known as Brahmi?

Kindly validate.


… yes …, to me too it looks Bacopa monnieri.


Yes, this is Bacopa monnieri commonly known as Brahmi….

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Hooghly Today : Bacopa monnieri (Linnaeus) Pennell: This seems to be the Gratiola monnieria L. of the Flora Indica = Bacopa monnieri (Linnaeus) Pennell, of FoC and GRIN = Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. of The Plant List.

The Bengali name mentioned in the Bengal Plants, Flora Indica and Hortus Suburbanus Calcuttensis is ADA-BURNI (ADHA-BIRNI).
I found this herb in a lowland which remains submerged half the year.

You are right, this is Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell [ Synonym Herpestes monnieria (L.) Kunth as you found in Bengal Plants by Sir David Prain]. The supporting characters which are found in your photographs for confirmation of this species are: creeping habit, obovate, oblong or spathulate ( spoon-like) leaf lamina, entire leaf with obtuse apex, long pedicelled flower, purple tinge present within the corolla tube, presence of 4 didynamous stamens included within the corolla tube and white colored flower.

In this species the diagnostic features are entire leaves, sub-equal corolla lobes which are generally uncommon in Scrophulariaceae members.

This marshy herb is succulent when fresh, little bitter in test and very popular memory enhancer as prescribed in Ayurveda. It is known as “Brahmi shak” in Bengali. People usually eat this herb as making pakora or fried simply in clarified butter (ghee).



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Scrophulariaceae week :: Bacopa monnieri Pune SMP2 : 1 image. 3 posts by 3 authors.

Bacopa monnieri (L.)

‘Nira-bramhi’ नीर ब्राह्मी

Herbs, creeping, ascending, succulent. Leaves sessile, c 0.9 x 0.3cm, apex obtuse. Flowers pale violet or blue, axillary solitary. Capsules c 0.6 x 0.3cm. Seeds oblong striate.


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Scrophulariaceae Fortnight: Bacopa monnieri from Morni-NS 23 Attachments (5 + 4). 5 posts by 3 authors.

This water loving herb was shot from Tikkar Taal lake in Morni Hills of Haryana, now placed in Plantaginaceae, this is important medicinal plant….

Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell


Adding few more pics from a different locality..


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Scrophulariaceae Fortnight: Bacopa monieri from DelhiAttachments (4). 2 posts by 2 authors. Is it Bacopa monieri or some other species of Bacopa as it appears somewhat different (the leaves are more elongated and less fleshy) from the one posted by … Most of the flowers are with two small and three large petals.


Yes I think you are correct.


 

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Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. is an important medicinal plant much used in Ayurveda and known as Jal Brahmi.
It is found commonly in the areas of stagnant water or marshy areas.
Photographed in Pantnagar


Now it is in Plantaginaceae.


Scrophulariaceae Fortnight: Bacopa monnieri from Kaithal-NS 50 : Attachments (6). 3 posts by 2 authors.

This aquatic herb was shot from a wet channel in my village in district Kaithal, Haryana..
a medicinal plant considered to enhance memory..
Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell


Very good photographs …

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Scrophulariaceae Fortnight: Bacopa monieri from Delhi -GS-7 : Attachments (4). 3 posts by 3 authors.
Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell,  Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia. 98: 94. 1946.

Syn: Lysimachia monnieri L, 
Creeping herb rooting at nodes, slightly fleshy; leaves oblong-oblanceolate, up to 2 cm long, sessile with entire or rarely dentate, apex rounded; flowers blue, purple or almost white, singly in leaf axils, with 2 bracteoles  below calyx; sepals 5, lower and upper ovate-lanceolate, lateral 2 lanceolate to linear; corolla 8-10 mm across, stamens two short and two long; capsule ovoid, enclosed in persistent calyx.
Photographed from Herbal Garden in Delhi. An important medicinal Plant.


 

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Sharing the images of Bacopa monnieri from Coimbatore.


scrophulariaceae week : (mixed thread). 1 correct image as above. Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.
sending images of some scrophulariaceae members.
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Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. also placed in Plantaginaceae
at various places on different dates 

 

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Bacopa :  Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.
Seen a pure and good growth of Bacopa in a field near Moodbadri, Karnataka. 

 

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Bacopa monnieri (L.) Urban SN April 19 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1).
Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennel, Fam: Plantaginaceae (Scrophulariaceae), prostrate wild herb grows at moist areas, memory improver, Jalbrahmi


The medicinal Brahmi plant. ब्राह्मी


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Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst from Assam : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (5).  

Attached images are Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. Is it Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell or Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. ?
Date :04.06.2014
Location: Assam
Family : Plantaginaceae (earlier in Scrophulariaceae)
Genus & species : Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst
Habitat: Grows in wet place
Habit :Herb


 

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NA19/08 Require identification of plant : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Id required for the plant found growing in a garden
Height : ~15cm
Location: Thane, Maharashtra
Date : 17th August 2015

Flower color: Light purple
Apologies for the low resolution images.  


Bacopa monnieri, the brahmi plant.


Botanical name: Bacopa monnieri 

Family: Scrophulariaceae (Dog flower family)
Synonyms: Bramia indica, Bacopa monnieria, Herpestis monnieri 

 


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Herb for id 140211MK2: please help to id this wetland herb found in moist soil

Date/Time- 10-02-2011 / 11:00 AM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPriver-shore in Satyamangalam RF; TN. c 350 msl
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- wild, wetland
Plant Habit-Prostrate herb
Height/Length- c. 15 cm
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- c. 3 X 0.5 cm; obtuse tip
Inflorescence Type/ Size- solitary
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- pinkish; 0.6cm across
 


– Yes, this is Bacopa monnieri. ‘Neer Brahmi’ in Tamil.


 

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plant for ID 050311AMS3: Common Name- Brahmi 
– Yes … Local names
Sans: Nira-brahmi
Mar., Tam, Mal: Nirbrhami
Beng: Brihmi sag
Kan: Nirubrahmi
Two other plants by the same local name Brahmi include Centella asiatica and Taxus baccata. They are totally different. 


– Can you flash another photograph, which is clear.. 



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04032011GS1 for ID from Delhi: Mat forming spreading herb rooting at nodes
On wet soil, surrounding a pond in Herbal Garden, Delhi, 213 m asl
leaves opposite, 1.5-2 cm long, oblanceolate, somewhat succulent; stipules perhaps glandular
Flowers solitary in axils, about 1 cm across, white with slight pink tinge;
stamens 4, in two pairs; corolla with slightly unequal lobes, parted almost half.
The leaves remind of Portulaca, but a gamopetalous member. 


– Yes, this is Bacopa monnieri of Scrophulariaceae. ‘Neer brahmi’ in Tamil


 
Neer brahmi (Bacopa monneiri):  I am from Mumbai and like to grow Neer brahmi. I searched lots of
nurseries in Mumbai, but they keep the other brahmi (Centella). If anyone has any idea where I can get it in Mumbai, please let me know.


One of my innovative herb growers is cultivating Bacopa with Acorus as mixed crops. (Please see attached pictures). I will request him to send fresh plants to you.
In 2005, when I was invited as guest speaker in International Conference organised by Jadhavpur University I got opportunity to meet well known activist Vasudha Joshi. In his terrace garden I found Bramhi plants. Her family consume it daily as Chutney during meals. She informed that it is common in Kolkata families.


neer brahhmi as chutney! this tickles me as well as excites me.


Try not , I repeat NOT to eat Neer Brahmi Chutney… its done RAW… and neer brahmi needs a lot of mud and muck to grow… human parasite eggs and cysts abound… in “natural” spots from where this brahmi is collected and sold in markets…
Boiled, its a nice accompaniment to rice…and veggies… is also hygienic…
One way one can perhaps eat it raw is wash wash wash in water…. then soak for at least 20 minutes in potassium permanganate and then wash wash wash wash….
too much work ….
OR GROW YOUR OWN IN A BALCONY ..pots and pots of them to make chutney enough for a family of our… one meal…
ps … I just plant the semi woody bottom half of the twigs from the bunches I buy in the market… though they do not root as easily as the mint does, it does do well esp in june, july with monsoon rains… needs high humidity… I have done it as a curiosity, not to raise a crop.


“human parasite eggs and cysts abound.”  
…, in commercial Farming of Medicinal and Aromatic crops we use cow dung and cow urine based Traditional Formulations. Also adopt FFCDS method i.e. Freshly Fermented Cow Dung Solutions just before harvest. My American friends show great surprise when they see the use of animal’s excreta in sacred way. They talk about “human parasite eggs and cysts abound”. They are true to their theories but as you know in India cow dung and urine are in use since time immemorial without any harm like that.
Please write “Eat chutney but collect the plants from clean spots specially in Metros.” Thousands of families are consuming it with different combinations without any harm. 
By the way have you ever checked the drinking water supplied to your home by Kolkata municipal corporation? It may also contain “human parasite eggs and cysts abound.” Then you cannot stop or recommend “Try not , I repeat NOT to Drink Water—–!!!!!!!!!


Yes you are right…
we do tell every patient that has a parasite or “GUT” problem… and all Kolkatans almost do…or anybody with half a brain and self preservation instinct…. we tell them… is almost a medical rule.. TRY NOT NOT DRINK WATER out of the taps as is… boil it for 20 minutes…
in our family it always was for most of the last century… until these high quality filters and uv irradiation came in and RO filtering systems… which remove most of physical pathogens… the jury is still out on viruses … but there you have it…
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not all the brahmi or any other saag for that matter is from controlled farming… the neer brahmi we have in our markets oftem comes from some little old lady plucking it off of the banks of local pukur… in south 24 paraganas…. our durvaa ghas for daily puja often comes from our own sidewalks where at 4 to 5 am you will find my neighbors walking their dogs… you just imagine what the durvaa ghas is going to be contaminated with…. 


I think I will go the Maharashtra Nature Park which is nearest to me and If I get the Brahmi,


Just in case you need quantity or somebody else need then Maharashtra Nature Park, Mahim nursery keep neer brahmi and few other medicinal plants too. Nursery timing till 4.00 clock but I suggest one should reach by 2.30. nursery is open all days except public holidays. Central suburb Sion is nearest.)


This is an aquatic plant and it is better to carry it with sand otherwise within one night, it will get wilt. and may not survive.


Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell: Dr. … took me by surprise. He looked at a page that had no Indian names.
I have had to update this page quickly (therefore not so well). Here are the results. Please send plenty of feedback. I’ll post a full set of ref. at some point. The main basic one (without any scripted names) usually with all the names in various forms is ENVIS Frlht Environmental Information System[3].
ASSAMESE : ব্ৰাহ্মী Brahmi[3] [30] [31].
BENGALI : ব্রাদ্রমী শাক Brādramī śāka [MHP], ব্রাহ্মী শাক Brāhmi śāk [MHP], Brahmi-sak [3] [31] , Barmi shak [3].
ENGLISH : Bacopa, Brain plant, Coastal waterhyssop, Coastal water hyssop [1], Herb of grace (HoC), Indian-pennywort [1] [31] (HoC), Moneywort, Monnier’s bacopa, Thyme-leaved graticula (Pankaj Oudhia), , Water hyssop (Dr. Duke) (HoC), White hyssop.
GUJARATI : Jalanevari, Jalbrahmi.
HINDI : Adha birni (Rehm), Baam [3], Barami,
ब्राह्मी Brahmi [MHP] [31] [VS], ब्राह्मी जड़ी बूटी Brāhmī jaṛī būṭī [29H] , Brambhiv, Jalbuti [3], Jalnim [3], Nirbraini [3], Mandukaparni(HoC), Pan brahmi [3], Safed chamni (Rehm).

KANNADA : Brahmi [3] [31], Jalabrahmi [3] [31], Nirbrahmi , Neer brahmi [3].
MALAYALAM : Barna, ബ്രഹ്മി [28] [29M], Brahmi [27] [MHP], Nirbrahmi [3].
MARATHI : Ghola, Brahmi.
NEPALESE : मेधा गिरी Medha giree.
SANSKRIT : Adha-birni (Rehm), Aindri [3], Brahmi [3], Gundala [1] [3] [31], Indravalli [1] [3] [31], Jalasaya [1] [3] [31], Jala brahmi, Nira-brahmi.
TAMIL : Neer brahmi, நீர்ப்pராமி Nirbrahmi [31], நீர்ப்பிரமி [MHP] Niirpirami [MHP], Nirabradhmi, Nirpirami, பிரமி [MHP] Pirami [MHP].
TELUGU : Neeri sambraani mokka [3] [31], Sambraanichettu [3], Sambrani chettu [3] [31], Sambrareni aaku [3], Saraswathi aku.
URDU : Brahmisak (Pakistan).
Names above are mostly reliable when in original script. Names with reference numbers are also reliable, the more ref. the better. Names which should have a scripted match but don’t, and have no ref. number are only there to encourage further searches for reliable scripted names.
Brahmi” is applied to Centella asiatica (L.) Urb. in Northern and Western India but defines Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell in Kerala (Southern India). (ref. McGuffin et al. 2000)
Mandukaparni” applies to Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell in Northern and Western India but defines Centella asiatica (L.) Urb. in Kerala. (ref. McGuffin et al. 2000).
It is stated on the Maharishi Ayurveda site : “Two main herbs (Herpestis Monniera, Bacopa Monnieri ) go by the name of Brahmi in the ancient Ayurvedic texts. Some experts from The Council of Maharishi Ayurveda Physicians feel that Herpestis Monniera is more authentic and is preferable for mental benefits except where urinary flow, purification, and immunomodulation is desired by the physician.
The other herb that commonly goes by this name is more popularly known in the U.S. as Gotu-Kola, or Centella asiatica, called Mandukaparni.”
Unfortunately modern scientists have lumped both plants (Herpestis monniera and Bacopa monnieri), if ever there were 2 distinctive plants involved, in the same bag- i.e. they are considered as synonyms.


I have a plant growing in our balcony. The leaves are very good for memory. I will upload a photo soon.


.. in case you wanted to add:

Bacopa monnieri:
gujarati: બ્રાહ્મી brahmi નીરબ્રાહ્મી neer-brahmi  

Bengali: ব্রাহ্মীbrahmi,

বির্মীশাক birmishak উঘ্রাবির্মী ughrabirmi , অঘবীণী ãghabini

Centella asiatica:
gujarati: બ્રાહ્મી brahmi, ખડબ્રામી khadabrahmi
Bengali: ব্রাহ্মী brahmi, থানকুণীপাতা thankuni pata


Bacopa:  For those interested I have integrated all comments into this page. Please let me know if I have forgotten a comment of yours. It is by no means completed so if you know of a scripted name matching a romanized version of it, please post it on this forum.
http://www.plantnames.unimelb.edu.au/Sorting/Bacopa.html#monnieri
It is not all “gospel”, so please point out the spelling mistakes as well.
Finally if you know how to quote the string of postings related to this topic, please let me know.

Telugu script is missing in the above link. I am giving Telugu version for the words you used. ” Sambrareni aaku” I dont think is it is a valid word therefore I not posting teugu script for it.
Neeri sambraani mokka, నీరి సాంబ్రాని మొక్క, [3] [31], Sambraanichettu సాంబ్రానిచెట్టు, [3], Sambrani chettu సాంబ్రాని చెట్టు,[3] [31], Sambrareni aaku [3], Saraswathi aku సరస్వతి ఆకు


Thank you very much for this valuable contribution. “Sambrareni aaku” comes from FRLHT ENVIS which tend to have many versions of the same name (some more correct than others), especially in Tamil. Could it be a spelling error? For example Sambraani aaku? or anything else?
I’ll indicate that this is a suspicious name but keep it for the record (” Sambrareni aaku“).
I’ll wait a while for other contributions and post the final result later on the forum. Meanwhile you can keep on checking the previously mentioned URL.
Once again thank you this is great work.


Bacopa monnieri leaf margin : 3 posts by 2 authors.

Please note that this is NOT my picture.
2. Please check pictures of our site /species/m—z/p/plantaginaceae/bacopa/bacopa-monnieri
Please inform if though the plant is Bacopa monnieri in all above links, the leaf margin of non-indian Bacopa monnieri is dentate.
But leaf margin of Bacopa monnieri cultivated in my home and all the pictures in the links of our efloraofindia has entire margin.
Is this a case always observed?

According to this link, the leaf margin should be entire but rarely it will be dentate.
also makes mention that the leaf margin may be dendate (rarely).


Thank you so much …, Yes links says so. The query was as –
is there regionwise difference observed in leaf margin of Bacopa monnieri.
I mean to ask that does the Indian Bacopa monnieri has entire leaf margin?
And does the florida Bacopa monnieri has dentate leaf margin?
I had Bacopa monnieri, all leaves had entire leaf margin. Even pictures of our site  /species/m—z/p/plantaginaceae/bacopa/bacopa-monnieri which were spotted in India has entire leaf margin.
Just a observation, may be not true as i have observed very few saplings till today.

 

 

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Plz id portulaca sp : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1) – 6 mb.

Pl id, is it portulaca, if so which sp. location Lonar, Maharashtra, February


This could be Bacopa monnieri.


Indeed it is Bacopa monnieri !  


Yes, it’s Bacopa only,


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Bacopa monieri from Tikkar Tal Lake, Morni: Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell,  Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 98:94. 1946
syn:  Bacopa monnieria (L.) Wettst.; Gratiola monnieria L.  Lysimachia monnieri L.

Common names: bacopa, coastal water-hyssop, herb-of-grace, Indian pennywort, adha-birni, brahmi, gundalaindravalli, safed chamni 
Spreading herb now commonly found in wet places in many parts of India.
Photographed from around Tikkar tal lake, Morni, Haryana on April 10, 2011. 


To me looks different from other images at Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell 


yes, to me also, 


Looks close.


I think, this is all right.


  

 
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