Limnophila rugosa (Roth) Merr., Interpr. Herb. Amboin. 466 466 1917. (Syn: Gratiola rugosa Lour.; Herpestis rugosa Roth; Limnophila rugosa (Lour.) Schltr.; Stemodia menthastrum Benth.);
China (Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Yunnan), Taiwan, Bhutan, India,
Darjeeling, Laos, Myanmar [Burma], Nepal, Philippines (Luzon, Panay, Negros,
Mindanao), Palawan, Thailand, Vietnam, Java, Ryukyu Isl., Fiji, Western Samoa,
peninsular Malaysia (Langkawi Isl., Perak), Sri Lanka, New Guinea, Malesia,
Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life;
Scrophulariaceae of the Western Himalayas By Francis . Pennell (1943- Description & Keys- L. rugosa, connata & indica)
Stem simple or branched, rooting at lower nodes, then ascending up to 16 cm high, adpressed hispid. Leaves ovate-lanceolate to ovate-elliptic, 1.6-4 x 0.7-1.7 cm, tapering to base, subacute at apex, entire to crenate-serrulate, penninerved, with nerves impressed above, glabrous to scabrid above, hirsute on nerves beneath; petiole 7-10 mm long, densely hirsute. Flowers solitary in leaf-axils, sessile. Calyx lobes divided to base, unequal, lanceolate, up to 7 x 1 mm, acuminate, minutely hispid without. Corolla upto 10 mm long, hirsute without. Capsule broadly ovoid, 5 mm long, invested by longer calyx lobes.
Flowering and fruiting: August-January
Wet, waterlogged areas
South East Asia
SCROPHULARIACEAE Fortnight: Limnophylla rugosa from Uttarakhand_DSR_12: 1 image. 4 posts by 3 authors.
Limnophylla rugosa (Roth) Merr. is a wild herb found in marshy land around Pantnagar.
Unlike other Limnophylla this species contain pleasing aroma.
Now it is in the family Plantaginaceae
Flora of CRF_5: Attachments (4). 6 posts by 5 authors.
This small herb was seen along a perrenial stream inside evergreen forest habitat. Please help me to identify this herb
Pl check it for Limnophila rugosa
Limnophila for sure!!
Yes it is Limnophylla rugosa (Roth) Merr.
Unknown sp. from Assam KD 06 Oct. 2017 : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
Attached images are unknown marshy herb sp. Please ID the Sp.
Family : Verbenaceae ?
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild on marshy places
Habit : Herb
Please see under Scrophulariaceae..
If it is a sweet smelling herb of marshy areas it may be Limnophylla rugosa (Plantaginaceae).
L.rugosa in eFI.
ID-16072013-PR-2 : Attachments (9). 4 posts by 3 authors.
Plants from gujarat
does it has variable leaves in the lower part. just a guess can be Limnophila sps
This should be Limnophila rugosa (Roth) Merr. as per images and details herein.
Kindly identify and confirm the plant found in Panchamahal District of Gujarat State.
Plant was collected from paddy field during August month.
Let me know the botanical name of the plant.
Plant locally known as VARIYALI.
Is it Limnophilla indica
Can anyone have any idea about the family (with key charecters) ???????
Limnophila i thought was semi aquatic plant. The ground in the picture doesnt favour the habitat of the species.
Lots of confusion!
Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal Flora of China FoC illustration India Biodiversity Portal Flora of Peninsular India Scrophulariaceae of the Western Himalayas By Francis . Pennell (1943- Description & Keys- L. rugosa, connata & indica) Encyclopaedia of World Medicinal Plants, Volume 1 By T. Pullaiah