Torenia thouarsii (Cham. & Schltdl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 468 1891. (syn: Lindernia thouarsii (Cham. & Schltdl.) Edwin; Nortenia thouarsii Cham. & Schltdl.; Nortenia thouarsii var. nivea Pennell; Torenia chamaedrys Bonati; Torenia nana Bonati; Torenia nortenia Steudel; Torenia parviflora Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Torenia pedunculariformis Bonati; Torenia pedunculata Willd. ex Steud.; Torenia ramosissima Vatke; Torenia thouarsii var. nivea Pennell; Torenia veroniciifolia Willd. ex Steud.; Torenia viguieri Bonati; Vandellia diffusa Blanco);
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Scrophulariaceae Fortnight: For id from Gori Valley-NS 35 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
This small, delicate herb was captured during our visit to Gori Valley area… please help to id.. can this be some Torenia sp.?



This appears to be very interesting.
Pl. check with images & details at
Torenia parviflora Buch.-Ham. & Benth. is a synonym of Torenia thouarsii (Cham. & Schltdl.) Kuntze
To me images of this species at Flowers of India look different & may not be correct.

The Plant List Ver. 1.1 says it has no synonym and POWO says different synonyms except for the T. parviflora.
However, the CoL says same synonym.
Torenia parviflora Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.

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SK780 08 OCT-2017:ID : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
Location :  Thula Khet, Pokhara, Nepal 

Date : 10 August 2017
Altitude : 2800 ft.
Torenia …???


Pl. check comparative images at efi site

I am confused between Torenia cordifolia Roxb. &  Torenia indica C.J.Saldanha as per comparative images at efi site /species/a—l/l/linderniaceae/torenia


In fact images at at Flowers of India are of Lindernia crustacea (L.) F.Muell. as per the following:

Thanks … for this analysis, I have least expected any id for my pics, due to bad quality..
Nothing can be said until some good pics are available. I agree with you regarding FOI page..
I could not infer anything at present even from nice images of …


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SK1560 12 Nov 2018 : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9) – around 600 kb each.
Location:  Dahachowk, Switzerland Park, Kathmandu,,Nepal 
Date: 29 September 2018
Elevation: 5600 ft.
Habit : Wild 
Which Scrophulariaceae :?? Torenia  ??

Pl. check possibility of Torenia thouarsii (Cham. & Schltdl.) Kuntze along with other species.

It is too much hairy. I could not find the match.

I have checked all species in Checklist of Nepal
These do not match with species already there in efi site at Torenia except for closeness with Torenia thouarsii (Cham. & Schltdl.) Kuntze 
There is one species which is not represented so far in efi site: Torenia diffusa D.Don.
But its specimens look different from posted plant as per
To me matches with existing images at Torenia thouarsii (Cham. & Schltdl.) Kuntze 
Pl. also see
So in the above circumstances, Torenia thouarsii (Cham. & Schltdl.) Kuntze is the best choice.

Torenia violacea (Azaola ex Blanco) Pennell ??
I guess the description, flowering season and elevation matching to Torenia violacea.
And T. thouarsii not listed in Nepal.
Need to check this sp. in the FoI.

Appears totally different from images at Torenia violacea

Vandellia hookeri C.B.Clarke ex Hook.f. Syn : Lindernia hookeri (C.B.Clarke ex Hook.fil.) Wettst.

Please validate !


No. Looks different as per POWO specimens- one and two.


 

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