Veronica javanica Bl., Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 14: 742 1826. (syn: Veronica afrochamaedrys Engl.Veronica chamaedryoides Engl.; Veronica maddenii Edgew. ex Hook.f.; Veronica murorum Maxim.; Veronica vogerensis Walp.; Veronica wogerensis Hochst. ex A.Rich.);
Eritrea to S. Tropical Africa, Tropical & Subtropical Asia: Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Jawa, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Rwanda, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaïre, Zimbabwe as per POWO;

SK 2857 02 January 2021 –

Location: Gyaneswor, Kathmandu
Date: December 2020
Altitude: 1300m.
Habitat : Wild
Veronica polita Fries ??
common weed in gardens.

I do not think so as per Veronica polita subsp. polita

What are the species listed in your area?


That is the list of Nepal and not of the posted area.

There no such list available for Kathmandu valley. By the way I have checked all sp. listed in efn but could not match.

Open flowers may solve this mystery.


So difficult to wait for flowering ! 10 February 2021!
5 high resolution images.

Closest I can go as per comparative images is Veronica capitata Royle ex Benth. as per images and details herein.
But the Checklist of Nepal does not show its distribution.

Flower looks too small !

Veronica javanica Blume !

Yes, you appears to be right as per GBIF (specimen) and as per
Malwi Flora


Identification requested.: mixed thread: 5 high res. images.
Veronica sp.?

Wheat field.
1600-1700 masl.
Hindolakhal tehri garhwal 
May 16 2022

Habitat image ?? Check V. polita.

It has a runner roots …or the flowers are remain semi opens not seen a single one seen with open flowers

Attaching more images
V. polita has pedicillate flowers and one petal is smaller than the others and flower is also blue or purplish.

Pl. check

It resembles with V.capitata in few characters but its habitats it different and fruits also looks different flowers colour is different..

To me appears close to images and details at Veronica javanica Bl.




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