Bacopa floribunda (R.Br.) Wettst., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(3b): 77 1891. (Syn: Bacopa pubescens (Skan) Hutch. & Dalziel; Bramia floribunda (R.Br.) F.Muell.; Herpestis amara Span.; Herpestis floribunda R.Br.; Herpestis lanceolata Wight; Herpestis linearis Spreng.; Lindernia sesamoides Spreng.; Mella floribunda (R.Br.) Pennell; Monniera bicolor A.Chev.; Monniera floribunda (R.Br.) Kuntze; Moniera pubescens Skan; Stemodia floribunda (R.Br.) Roberty);
China (Fujian, Guangxi, Hainan), Australia (Western Australia, Northern
Territory, Queensland), Java, India, Indonesia, Laos, peninsular Malaysia,
Philippines (Luzon), Sri Lanka, C-Thailand, Andamans, Vietnam, South Africa
(Limpopo, Mpulamanga), Botswana, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,
Madagascar, Guinea-Bissau, Chad, Mozambique, Cameroon, Central African Republic,
Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, D.R. Congo
(Zaire), South Sudan, Namibia, Guinea
as per Catalogue of life;

Stem erect, 10-30 cm, subquadrangular, glabrous, slightly branched at base, leaves lanceolate-linear, 1.8-3.1 cm, acute, entire, narrowly revolute at margins, finely gland-dotted; flowers 1 or 2 in an axil, on short slender pedicels; bracteoles filiform, sepals membranous, veiny, puberulous, outer ones broadly oval, obtuse.

Flowering and fruiting: September-December
Moist sandy fields, near the coasts



Bacopa floribunda SN Mar 12 : Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.
Bacopa floribunda (R. Brown) Wettest.,
Fam : Scrophulariaceae
herb found Calicut and Cannanore area of kerala.
Author is grateful to Dr. Pradeep of Calicut University for helped in collection.



Bacopa floribunda (R.Br.) Wettst.15 Feb SN15 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Bacopa floribunda (R.Br.) Wettst., erect herb in the moist places, from Kancheepuram dt of Tamilnadu



Id plz ..SR 2 ..Jan. 2016 : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1) 

can anyone help me id this herb
It is found growing in post harvested paddy field 
at Sawantwadi MH on January 2016
Is some species of Hygrophila ?

Comparative images of Hygrophila species so far in efi 

Probably a Scrophulariaceae?

check Lindernia spp

Lindernia species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net)  

It may not be Lindernia, because 2 bracteoles are seen; in Lindernia bracteoles are absent.

this is Bacopa floribunda Scrophulariaceae. Not a very common plant though for our state. I have seen a good population of this species in Ganjam district of Odisha in wet soils between see shore and Cashew plantation last year.

Thank you so much





Scrophulariaceae herb for identification :: MKMAY012 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)

Please help me in identifying this Scrophulariaceae species.
Its a wetland plant, the background in the pics is the habitat.
Plant height: 20 cm
Habitat: wetland (marsh soil)
Date: 09 May 2015
Location: near Kelambakkam, Kancheepuram dist., TN
Alt.: 30 m asl

Could you finally identify it ?

Plant somewhat looks like Ammania sp. but not exactly!

Could this plant be Centranthera tranquebarica

Distribution is there but flower color is confusing!

It is Baccopa floribunda

The herb looks very much like Bacopa floribunda.

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