Limnophila aromatica (Lam.) Merr., Interpr. Herb. Amboin. 466 466 1917. (Syn: Ambulia aromatica Lam.; Ambulia gratissima (Bl.) Nakai ex Furumi; Gratiola aromatica (Lam.) Pers.; Limnophila aromaticoides Yang & Yen; Limnophila chamaedrifolia G.Don; Limnophila chinensis subsp. aromatica (Lam.) T. Yamaz.; Limnophila gratissima Blume; Limnophila punctata Blume; Limnophila punctata var. subracemosa Benth.; Stemodia punctata (Bl.) F.Muell.; Terebinthina aromatica (Lam.) Kuntze);
 
China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Jiangxi), Taiwan, India, Bhutan,
Darjeeling,
Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), Ryukyu Isl., South Korea, Laos,
Philippines (Luzon, Polillo, Busuanga, Mindanao), Palawan, Vietnam, Australia
(Northern Territory, Queensland), Java, peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Melaka),
Palau Isl. (Babeldaob, Koror), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago, Kachin, Yangon),
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka,
Singapore (I)
as per Catalogue of Life;
Rice Paddy Herb;  


 

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Attached images are Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr[=L. hirsuta (Heyne ex Benth.) Benth.]
Date :21.12.2012
Location: Kamrup district
Family : Scrophulariaceae (now in Plantaginaceae)
Genus & species : Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr[=L. hirsuta (Heyne ex Benth.) Benth.]
Habitat: Grows wild on wet places, near stream
Habit : Herb


It should be Limnophila aromatica as per references herein.

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Limnophila sp. from Kamrup district, Assam: 8 images.

Attached images are Limnophila Sp. Please ID for it.
Date : 21.12.2012
Location: Kamrup district
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Genus & species : Limnophila sp. (?)
Habitat: Grows wild on stream
Habit : Herb
Flower : Light purple in colour


Could this be the plant what has been described as Limnophila hirsuta In Bengal Plants, the current accepted name of which might be Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr.?


About a fortnight ago i received a mail from Taiwan. …………………….his. We had a few correspondence regarding various Limnophila species.

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Regarding other two species i copy (highlighted in yellow) part of her mails –
About the first post https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/indiantreepix/zPGSUbtWrvw , it might be Limnophila hirsuta (Heyne ex Benth.) Benth. in Prain’s “Bengal Plants”. The name now become a synonym of Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr. Actually, the plant L. chinensis in China has purple flowers, and pale blue in Vietnam. It’s my first time to see pink flowers on L. chinensis.  
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About this species (in this thread) she opines. “….it might be Limnophila hirsuta (Heyne ex Benth.) Benth. in Prain’s “Bengal Plants”…...“. AT the same time she pointed out the difference in flower colour.
My reply was that low end digi-cam fails to produce true colour in the blue-violet spectrum of light. 

It should be Limnophila aromatica as per references herein.


 

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Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr from Assam: Attachments (4). 1 post by 1 author. 
Attached images are Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr.
Date :06.11.2013
Location: Kamrup district, Assam
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Genus & species : Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr
Habitat: Grows wild on wet places
Habit : Herb    


It should be Limnophila aromatica as per references herein. 


 

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TQ-Assam-01 : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Here is a herb or shrublet from Satajaan Bird Sanctuary, Assam,
found blooming in December. Reminds me of Lindernia family, but I have not been able to identify it.
Any help is welcome.

What about Centranthera??

Is it Limnophila repens


Yes Limnophila

Do check L. chinensis. Leaves are very variable in that species. 

Limnophila aromatica (Lam.) Merr. ??


To me it appears to agree best with Limnophila aromatica, where leaves are opposite or in whorls of 3, Corolla white, blue-purple, or pink, 1-1.3 cm, sparsely and finely glandular, inside white villous.


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