Coldenia procumbens L., Sp. Pl. 125 1753. (syn. Coldenia angolensis Welw.); 

Images by Dinesh Valke, A.Sinha, Sonia Chauhan (ID by Anil Rajbhar), J. M. Garg (ID by A. Stephen), Pudji Widodo (ID by Vijayasankar Raman), surajit koley, Anurag N. Sharma (Validation by Vijayasankar Raman), Karuna Kanta Das (ID by Surajit Koley) (Inserted by Manoj Gupta) (For more images and details, please click on the links) 

kol-DEN-ee-uh — named for Cadwallader Colden, correspondent of Linnaeus
pro-KUM-benz — lying along the ground
Dave’s Botanary

commonly known as: creeping coldenia • Gujarati: basario okharad • Hindi: त्रिपंखी tripankhi • Kannada: ಹಂಸಪಾದಿ hamsapaadi • Konkani: तिरपंखी tirpunkhi • Marathi: त्रिपक्षी tripakshi, त्रिपंखी tripankhi • Oriya: moyinibuta • Sanskrit: त्रिपक्षी tripakshi • Tamil: ஆற்றுச்செருப்படி arru-c-ceruppati, தலைவிரிச்சான் talai-viriccan • Telugu: హంసపాది hamsa-padi

Native range obscure: tropical Africa, India, Sri Lanka, s-e Asia, n Australia; naturalized elsewhere  

On 5/7/09 around Pocharam Lake, Distt. Medak, AP; Herb for Id- 280709Jm1 – indiantreepix | Google Groups

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Seen in fallow land  on the outskirts of Chennai.
Low spreading herb with distinctive leaves, the leaf blade being irregularly shaped and very deeply appressed along veins, tiny sessile white flowers , 2mm long.
Local people say it  grows along stream banks, “Seruppadai in Tamil”, used in Siddha medicine reputedly  for boils,  skin ailments experts may pls confirm 

– Yes. Coldenia procumbens, Boraginaceae.   Common in Southern East Coast.   Used in Siddha medicines.


 

 

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kol-DEN-ee-uh — named for Cadwallader Colden, correspondent of Linnaeus
pro-KUM-benz — lying along the ground
Dave’s Botanary
Apr 17, 2011 … at Vangani, Maharashtra
commonly known as: creeping coldenia • Gujarati: basario okharad • Hindi: त्रिपंखी tripankhi • Kannada: ಹಂಸಪಾದಿ hamsapaadi • Konkani: तिरपंखी tirpunkhi • Marathi: त्रिपक्षी tripakshi, त्रिपंखी tripankhi • Oriya: moyinibuta • Sanskrit: त्रिपक्षी tripakshi • Tamil: ஆற்றுச்செருப்படி arru-c-ceruppati, தலைவிரிச்சான் talai-viriccan • Telugu: హంసపాది hamsa-padi
Native range obscure: tropical Africa, India, Sri Lanka, s-e Asia, n Australia; naturalized elsewhere
References: Flowers of IndiaNPGS / GRINENVIS – FRLHTDDSAFurther Flowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar
more views: Apr 17, 2011 … at Vangani, Maharashtra
Feb 19, 2011 … at Dodhani near Matheran, Maharashtra


 

 

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Cilacap Flat Weeds:  A very flat weed with most leaves touching the ground ID is needed.


Nice picture of Coldenia procumbens (Boraginaceae)!


 

Herb for ID: SPC-003:  Please help to identify this herb growing along the ground. Flowers not seen. It is growing alongside the herb Eclipta alba which was identified by … and … earlier today.


Its Coldenia procumbens of Boraginaceae family…


 

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Hooghly Today : Coldenia procumbens L. : Attachments (7).  1 post by 1 author.
No Bengali name in Hortus…Calcutensis

TRIPUNKHI as vernacular in Bengal Plants

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SL 91 061213 : Attachments (1). 2 posts by 2 authors.

Please ID this creeping herbaceous plant with medicinal values. No flowers. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Sep 2012.


Coldenia procumbens [Boraginaceae].


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ANOCT87 Prostrate herb for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Can this be Coldenia procumbens?
Bangalore
July 2014


I agree with the ID.


 

ID of herb from Assam KD 06 April 2015 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)

Attached images are wetland herb. Please ID the plant. 
Date :12.04.2015
Location: Assam
Family : ??
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild on bank of the Beel.
Habit : Prostrate herb  


This looks similar to http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Creeping%20Coldenia.html


If flower is yellow then it is Potentilla supina (Rosaceae).


I really appologise for the misidentification of this plant. This is Coldenia procumbens L. (Boraginaceae).


 

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NA15/07 (2) Id required for plant covering the ground : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Required identification for the plant found covering the patch of land near Ranmal Lake, Jamnagar
Date: 27th February 2015


Coldenia procumbens


your plant is Coldenia procumbens


these deep venation that gives a wrinkled look is typical


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Groundcover for ID, Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh NAW-AUG18-04 :

4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Kindly identify this herb with hairy crumpled leaves, growing on the edge of a small dam reservoir in Anuppur district, Madhya Pradesh, photographed in July 2018.

Coldenia procumbens 


Thanks, … I also agree with you.  


 
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