Scrophularia peregrina L., Sp. Pl. 621 1753. (syn: Scrophularia geminiflora Lam.; Scrophularia lesbiaca P. Candargy; Scrophularia meridionalis Presl; Scrophularia minor Savi; Scrophularia paniculata Seenus; Scrophularia sexangularis Moench);    

native range is Medit. as per POWO

Tunisia, Libya, Albania, Baleares, Corsica, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Italy,
Serbia & Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Croatia, Bosnia & Hercegovina,
Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily, European Russia, Georgia [Caucasus], Turkey
(NW-Anatolia: Bithynia, SSW-Anatolia, SW-Anatolia, W-Anatolia), Cyprus
(C-Mountains, N-Cyprus), Greece (incl. Kiklades), Crete, East Aegaean Isl.,
Rhodos, Lebanon (coastal W-Lebanon), Syria (NW-Syria), USA (I) (California (I))
as per Catalogue of Life;


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Herb from Nilgiris for id 280211MK2: Kindly help to id this herb found on roadsides of Ooty town. Could this be a Scrophulariaceae member?
Date/Time- 06-12-2011 / 04:15 PM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPca.2100asl; Ooty, TN
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- roadsides
Plant Habit-herb
Height/Length- 30 cm long
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- ca.4 x 3 cm;
Inflorescence Type/ Size- axillary
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- reddish-pink; c. 0.5 cm across
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 4-seeded; 0.7 cm across 


Scroph: Location: Nilgiris
Elevation: 2000m MSL


– Yes, this is very common in Ooty also. Herb can reach up to a meter in height. black seeds 2-3 in number.
For this looks more like introduced plant.


– This herb is Scrophularia nodosa


Requesting to please ID this plant captured growing wild in Ooty in November 2013.
Is this Scrophularia nodosa?


Yes …, this herb is Scrophularia nodosa (Figwort), roadside weed in Ooty and Kodaikanal.


I think it should be Scrophularia peregrina as per  
Scrophularia peregrina
Looks different from S.nodosa as per
http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30088899-2


Looks matching but has it got distribution in India ? 


Introduced. Mentioned in Flora of Peninsular India.


Yes …, the images from Missouri Botanical Garden confirm the same. S. nodosa has a different leaf margin.




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