Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 320 1821. (syn. Acanthus ciliaris Burm.f.; Acanthus maderaspatensis L.; Blepharis abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.; Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers.; Blepharis boerhaviifolia Roth …; Blepharis breviciliata Fiori; Blepharis calaminthifolia Pers.; Blepharis gueinzi T.Anderson; Blepharis maderaspatensis var. abyssinica Fiori .; Blepharis procumbens B.Heyne ex Roth [Illegitimate]; Blepharis procurrens Nees; Blepharis rubiifolia Schumach.; Blepharis teaguei Oberm.; Blepharis togodelia Solms ex Schweinf.);
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bleh-FAR-is — Greek: blepharis (eyelash, fringed)
¿ mah-deh-ras-PATH-en-sis ? — of or from Madras
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commonly known as: creeping blepharis, Madras blepharisGujarati: ચોપાની વેલ chopani vel, ઉટીગણ utiganHindi: दूधिया चोटी dudhiya choti, उटंगन utanganKachchhi: ઉટીગણ utigan, વડો ચોપડ કંઢો vado chopad kandhoKannada: ಕೂಡಲಿ ಸೊಪ್ಪು koodali soppuMalayalam: എലുമ്പൊട്ടി elumbotti, ഹേമകണ്ഠി hemakanthi, മുറികൂട്ടിപ്പച്ച murikootipachaMarathi: मद्राशी काटे माका madrashi kate makaOriya: କଳାଗହମ kolagohomaTelugu: అంత్రీతపూలు anthrinta-pulu
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Pl. find the attached file contain photo for id. request.
Location: NBNP, Anaikatti, Coimbatore
Date: 01.12.2011
Habitat: Wild
Habit: Herb


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[Efloraofindia_ Blepharis maderaspatensis _021111PD04_ Flora of Odisha]: sending the photograph of Blepharis maderaspatensis from Ranpur

Name of the species: Blepharis maderaspatensis
Family: Acanthaceae
Place of collection: Ranpur, Odisha
Habit: Prostrate herb
Habitat: Wild, scrub forests
Altitude: 250 m above msl


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Andipatti hills flora 10072012 TBN ! for id:  Please identify this plant details of which are as follows:
Date : 17/06/2012
Location :Malattar dam, Andipatti hills, Usilampatti (N 10* 02 487; E 77* 46 234)
Altitude :1050 ft
Habitat :Thorny scrub, wild
Habit :herb
Height :less than a foot
Leaves :?opposite
Flowers :as depicted
Fruits :not seen
Local name :not known

This is Blepharis sp. (Family: Acanthaceae).


Yes, it is Blepharis maderaspatensis.
Tamil names: நாலிலை நாகம் Naalilai naagam, நேத்திரப்பூண்டு Nethirappoondu



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Flora of Madhya Pradesh: 310112BS-3 Small Acanthaceae herb for id from Maa Sharda Temple Way:
Small Acanthaceae herb for id from Maa Sharda Temple Way
About 5-12 cm high, with simple lanceolate leaves, inflorescence spiny, shot on 17-1-12
pls id


This looks like the Creeping Blepharis [B.maderaspatensis].


I think id by … is right it is Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth


Yes Blepharis maderaspatensis from me too.



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Blepharis maderaspatensis??- 211213-PKA1 :  Attachments (3). 4 posts by 3 authors.
Kindly validate the ID… Is this Blepharis maderaspatensis??
Location: Hyderabad
Date/Time: 29-11-2013 / 14:00Hrs

Yes, …


This species has a lot of variations



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Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth SN Dec 09 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth., wild prostrate herb from Hosur area of Krishnagiri dt Tamilnadu.


nice and new to me
do you have any focused pictures of the “flowers”? please show us


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Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth
at Gorai Creek on January 23, 2011
at Gorai Creek on December 15, 2013


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Blepharis ¿ maderaspatensis ?
This is the sole photo I have to show; and have labelled it as Blepharis maderaspatensis, though not confident. Will be glad if this ID gets validated.
at Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary on September 20, 2013

Yes … it is Blepharis maderaspatensis



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Acanthaceae Fortnight ::Blepharis maderaspatensis :: Maharashtra: PKA-MAR83/83:: : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Blepharis maderaspatensis.

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Acanthaceae Fortnight ::Blepharis maderaspatensis :: Udaipur: PKA-MAR84/84 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)
Came across this creeping Blepharis at Udaipur.
Bot. name: Blepharis maderaspatensis
Blepharis maderaspatensis
Location: Hyderabad
Date/Time: 29-11-2013 / 14:00Hrs


 


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ACANTHACEAE FORTNIGHT:: Blepharis madersptensis from Morni:: NS MARCH 13/13 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)
This is a prostrate herb with spiny bracts, recorded from Morni Hills, I hope the id is right as Blepharis maderaspatensis
Please confirm the id..


Yes, … Nice pictures!


Yes it is Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B. Heyne ex Roth (= Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers.)



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Need id assistance of JNU Plant 090415SP1-3 : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)

I need id assistance of following images belonging to Blepharis?
date: 09/04/15
locality: JNU New Campus


Blepharis species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net)


Most probably Blepharis maderaspatensis..


It is Blepharis maderaspatensis, very common in dry gravelly soils and deccan.


the images are a bit dark but looks like B. maderaspatana


Many many thanks … for your tireless effort to identify an unknown taxon.


It is Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth, usually found in shady places near fences etc.
It is used in eye infections, mixed with oil. it is called Nethra mooli in Chennai.


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bleh-FAR-is — Greek: blepharis (eyelash, fringed)
¿ mah-deh-ras-PATH-en-sis ? — of or from Madras

commonly known as: creeping blepharis, Madras blepharisGujarati: ચોપાની વેલ chopani vel, ઉટીગણ utiganHindi: दूधिया चोटी dudhiya choti, उटंगन utanganKachchhi: ઉટીગણ utigan, વડો ચોપડ કંઢો vado chopad kandhoKannada: ಕೊಡಲಿ ಸೊಪ್ಪು kodali soppuMalayalam: എലുമ്പൊട്ടി elumbotti, ഹേമകണ്ഠി hemakanthi, മുറികൂട്ടിപ്പച്ച murikootipachaMarathi: मद्राशी काटे माका madrashi kate makaOriya: କଳାଗହମ kolagohomaTelugu: అంత్రీతపూలు anthrinta-pulu
botanical names: Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth … synonyms: Acanthus maderaspatensis L. • Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers. • Blepharis boerhaviifolia Roth … status at The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.
January 23, 2011 … Gorai, Mumbai


Nice upload.  The names in Kannada and English transliteration are correct.


bleh-FAR-is — Greek: blepharis (eyelash, fringed) … Casabio
¿ mah-deh-ras-PATH-en-sis ? — of or from Madraspatnam, erstwhile Madras province during colonial Indiacommonly known as: creeping blepharis, Madras blepharis • Gujarati: ચોપાની વેલ chopani vel, ઉટીંગણ utingan • Hindi: दूधिया छोटी dudhiya choti, उतंजन utanjan • Kachchhi: ઉટીગણ utigan, વડો ચોપડ કંઢો vado chopad kandho • Kannada: ಕೊಡಲಿಸೊಪ್ಪು kodalisoppu, ನಂಜು ನಾರಾಯಣಿ nanju naaraayani • Malayalam: എലുമ്പൊട്ടി elumbotti, ഹേമകണ്ഠി hemakanthi, മുറികൂട്ടിപ്പച്ച murikootipaccha • Marathi: मद्राशी काटे माका madrashi kate maka • Odia: କଳାଗହମ kolagohoma • Sanskrit: चतुष्पत्री chatushpatri • Telugu: అంత్రీతపూలు anthrinta-pulubotanical namesBlepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth … synonymsAcanthus ciliaris Burm.f. • Acanthus maderaspatensis L. • Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers. • Blepharis procumbens B.Heyne ex Roth • Blepharis procurrens Nees • Blepharis rubiifolia Schumach. … and many more listed at POWO

Bibliography / etymology

~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
creeping blepharis
Madras blepharis
  • This name is based on the geographical epithet maderaspatensis = of or from Madraspatnam, erstwhile Madras province during colonial India
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
ચોપાની વેલ chopani vel, ઉટીંગણ utingan
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
दूधिया छोटी dudhiya choti
उतंजन utanjan
~~~~~ KACHCHHI ~~~~~
ઉટીગણ utigan, વડો ચોપડ કંઢો vado chopad kandho
  • for synonym Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers. … PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಕೊಡಲಿಸೊಪ್ಪು kodalisoppu
ನಂಜು ನಾರಾಯಣಿ nanju naaraayani
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
എലുമ്പൊട്ടി elumbotti, ഹേമകണ്ഠി hemakanthi, മുറികൂട്ടിപ്പച്ച murikootipaccha
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
मद्राशी काटे माका madrashi kate maka
  • name given for want of name; the geographical epithet maderaspatensis = of or from Madraspatnam, erstwhile Madras province during colonial India; Marathi equivalent of maderaspatensis would be मद्राशी madrashi or मद्रासी madrasi. The name काटे माका kate maka is given to commonly found Blepharis repens (Vahl) Roth
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
କଳାଗହମ kolagohoma
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
चतुष्पत्री chatushpatri
  • for synonym Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers. … PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
  • for synonym Blepharis boerhaviifolia Pers. … FLORA OF BARDA MOUNTAIN (KATHIAWAD) by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1910
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
అంత్రీతపూలు anthrinta pulu

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Kannada name typo corrected.

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Tamil name(s) of Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth:
Please help with the following Tamil names of Blepharis maderaspatensis (L.) B.Heyne ex Roth – kolimukkan chedi and kooravaal chedi in Tamil script … reference: Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB.


The two names can be transcribed as below:
kolimukkan chediகோழிமூக்கன் செடி
kooravaal chediகூரவால் செடி
I documented the following names for this plant in Tiruvannamalai district, TN:
Naalilai pachchai – நாலிலைப் பச்சை
Naeththirappoondu – நேத்திரப் பூண்டு

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Small Plant for ID : Nasik : 19JAN22 : AK – 26: 2 images.
A small wild plant seen today (19.1.22) at the base of Borgad Conservation Reserve.


Acanthaceae ?? Flower front view??


These are the only images I have.
Probably Lepidagathis Species.


Check Blepharis maderaspatensis


I think your suggested id is correct.
It was a very tiny plant,  barely visible.



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