Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr., Amer. J. Bot. 3: 581 581 1916. (Syn: Ambulia ebracteata Buch.-Ham. ex Hook.fil.; Columnea chinensis Osbeck; Diceros cochinchinensis Lour.; Limnophila chevalieri Bonati; Limnophila chinensis subsp. chevalieri (Bonati) T.Yamazaki; Limnophila chinensis var. scaberrima Kurz; Limnophila hirsuta (Heyne ex Benth.) Benth.; Stemodia hirsuta Heyne ex Benth.);
Australia (Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland), peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Melaka), China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan), Cambodia, India, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Andamans (South Andamans), Nicobars (Central Nicobars), Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines (Mindanao), Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life;
Common name: Finger Grass, Rice Paddy Herb, Chinese Marshweed • Malayalam: Manganari


Limnophila chinensis from Manipur. : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

This is my first post in the group.
Limnophila chinensis photographed from Moirang, Manipur.
Identification by Tabish.



Marshy place herb for Id from East Siang Arunachal Pradesh:
Some time back on way to Jenging I photographed this plant along the road side in a marshy place. It was in vegetative condition, about 15cm tall and compact colony was eye catching. Elevation of the place was about 800m.

Please check it for Limnophila villosa / L. chinensis.

209 ID wild plant Micromeria: 22 images.
Please ID wild plant,
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Altitude: 1400fsl
Flower date: 30.11.2021, 03.50pm
Habitat: wild, moisture, marshy, stream side
Plant habit: creeping, branches, weak fleshy purple hairy stem 04mm base diameter, annual
Height: 20cm
Leaves: opposite, ovate, apex, serrated margins, bitter tasted, size:03.5×2cm or less
Flower: 5 petals, diameter:06mm, violet, non fragrant
Camera: mobile Samsung Galaxy A21s

Is this Micromeria  ??

I don’t know dear …, it was mistakenly, sharing more images,

Plant habit is very close to Limnophila repens, but this plant doesn’t have any aromatic smell or taste,

Yes, it’s Limnophila repens …,
Actually, L. rugosa is aromatic,

Sharing more images from same location.

Date: 01.12.2021, 02.15pm

My ID request #48 of aromatic plant confirmed as Limnophila repens, please check screenshot or the above request,

I think it is more closer to Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr. as per keys at Flora of Peninsular India (flowers pedicelled)

Yes, it is , dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant,




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