Pilea nummulariifolia (Sw.) Wedd., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. III, 18: 225 1852. (Syn: Adicea nummulariifolia (Sw.) Kuntze; Urtica nummulariifolia Sw.);
Pilea nummulariifolia is a perennial evergreen herbaceous plant commonly known as creeping charlie native to the Caribbean (including Florida) and northern South America. It can be grown indoors, for example in a hanging pot.
(From Wikipedia on 9.12.13)
Requesting ID of this plant used as ground cover in a cultivated garden – Mumbai :22072013 : ARK-01 : January 2013 : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Requesting to please ID this plant captured in Hiranandani Heritage Gardens, Powai, Mumbai in January 2013.
Plant For ID : Mahabaleshwar : 05AUG15 : AK-11 : 11/11 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Plant seen in Mahabaleshwar with bright green leaves and tiny flowers.
Thanks for the id. Good to hear from you after so long.
how did a mexican and floridian weed // ground cover gets to India?
… do you remember its history ? i dont, hence the question
Request for ID : 26 posts by 6 authors. Attachments (1)- 1 Mb.
Please help me identify this plant
Just guessing, could it be some Coleus ?
I could not find any match as per comparative images at Plectranthus & Isodon
Please check Urticaceae !
I think, Urticaceae member.
In one response to me, … was thinking of Pilea sp. … I am not much familiar with cultivated plants.
… is correct. It seems to be Pilea cadierei.
It is not Pilea cadierei (Aluminium plant).
I would like to suggest
Pilea nummulariifolia ??
Thanks, … To me also appear close to images at
I will go with Pilea nummulariifolia.
Pilea nummulariifolia (Sw.) Wedd. : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6) – around 600 kb each.
Location: Hong Kong Park
Date: 15 August 2018
Elevation: 200 ft.
Habit : Cultivated
finally a pilea. yes it is as you diagnosed. plant of florida and mexico, weed really, how did it get so popular? in india,,,, hong kong etc\this a question to botanists and forrest officers et al among our members?
… showed a case from mahabaleshwar several years ago
Plant For ID : Mahabaleshwar : 05AUG15 : AK-11 : 11/11