Torenia indica C.J.Saldanha, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 8: 127 1967.; 

tor-EN-ee-uh — named for Rev. Olof Toren, 18th century Swedish chaplain
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh — of or from India
 

¿ Endemic to: Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats (of India) ?
 


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Id please
small herb photographed at Kanakeshwar Alibag


this can be Torenia indica, Scrophulariaceae?


At Shahapur on the banks of my stream. Please identify this herb.


your plant is Torenia indica


‘Torenia indica’ is called ‘Torani’ ‘तोरणी’ in Marathi.


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Photographed at Shahapur last Sunday. (August, 2010)

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Names of Plants in India :: Torenia indica: Torenia indica Saldanha
Flowers of IndiaDiscussions at efloraofindiamore views in flickrmore views on Google Earth
tor-EN-ee-uh — named for Rev. Olof Toren, 18th century Swedish chaplain
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh — of or from India

commonly known as: Indian wishbone flower Marathi: तोरणी torani Telugu: చిన్న ¿ మొగకూర ? chinna mogakur
botanical names: Torenia indica Sald. … synonyms: no synonyms 
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Plant in photo: at Naneghat, 1330 ft asl, 15 AUG 11
Dear Telugu-knowing friends, please val
idate the name put in native script for chinna mogakur — చిన్న మొగకూర
Another query — is this plant endemic to southern peninsula of India — restricted distribution in Western Ghats of Maharashtra, Goa AND Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh ?


Nice pictures! Now this genus is in Linderniaceae family.


Nice close up. The flowers are so tiny Always difficult to shoot correctly…



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Scrophulariaceae fortnight :: Torenia indica at Naneghat :: DV12 : 2 images. 3 posts by 2 authors.

Is Torenia indica Sald. a syn. of Torenia cordifolia Roxb. ? 
Different sources say different thing as below:
The Plant List (Torenia indica C.J.Saldanha (Unresolved), )  
Flowers of India (Torenia cordifolia Roxb. with Torenia indica as a syn.)
India Biodiversity Portal (Torenia indica Sald. with Torenia cordifolia as syn.)  
However,

The keys in Dr. Almeida’s flora.

Here the key from the flora Vol  III B , pg 423: Torenia Linn
1.Calyx broadly winged————————————————————2
     2. Filaments toothed——————————————- T. cordifolia         
     2. Filaments not toothed                                                     3
           3. Flowers with dark purple patches—————— T.fournieri
           3.Flowers without dark purple patches—————  T. indica

 

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Torenia indica: Today (14.11.10) at Phansad WLS, Maharshtra 


–  Torenia indica has broadly winged calyx. Calyx narrowly winged, hirsute; flowers solitary on long peduncles; pale blue, lower lip with dark coloured patches. would be Torenia vagans.  


Torenia vagans Roxb. is a syn. of Torenia diffusa D. Don
May be some other species of Torenia like Torenia indica C.J.Saldanha as per images herein.


 

 

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Plants from Gujarat. Found in Dry deciduous forest. Its Scrophulariaceae plant sp. Which sp ?

Torenia indica ?   


Thanks, …, for the id.
To me also appear close to images at Torenia indica C.J.Saldanha as per comparative images at Torenia

 

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Torenia cordifolia Roxb. ?? : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)- around 600 kb each. 

Location: Gyaneswor, Kathmandu
Date: 3 and 26  October  2018
Elevation: 4400 ft.

Habit : Wild.

A tiny plant!


Pl. check 


 

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Location: Sangu Matamuri Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandarban 
Picture taken: February, 2019


Scrophulariaceae ?? Torenia ?? 


I think image is inadequate.
However, with this I feel it may be Torenia indica C.J.Saldanha as per comparative images at Torenia


likely as … says


… is right I guess.

References:

The Plant List (Unresolved)  Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (Torenia cordifolia Roxb. with Torenia indica Saldanha as a syn.) Dinesh Valke’s Flickr Post   Flowers of India (Torenia cordifolia Roxb. with Torenia indica as a syn.) India Biodiversity Portal (Torenia indica Sald. with Torenia cordifolia as syn.)  ISCMumbai  Plants and people of Nepal – Google Books

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