Friday 30 October 2020

Aerides crispa Lindl.

Aerides crispa Lindl.

AIR-i-deez -- Greek: aer (air, wind); refers to the plant's epiphytic habit ... Dave's Botanary
KRISP-uh -- with curled or wavy margins ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: curled aerides • Marathi: पान शिंग pan shing, रुक शिंग ruk shing


botanical names: Aerides crispa Lindl. ... synonyms: Aerides brookii Bateman • Aerides lindleyana Wight • Aerides warneri Hook.f. ... more at GBIF
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
curled aerides
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
पान शिंग pan shing
रुक शिंग ruk shing
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Aeluropus lagopoides (L.) Thwaites

Aeluropus lagopoides (L.) Thwaites

¿ ay-LOO-roh-pus ? -- Greek: ailouros (cat), pous (foot) ... Origin of Plant Names by D. A. Patil
¿ lah-gop-OY-deez ? -- ¿ shows some feature(s) of the genus Lagopus ?

commonly known as: mangrove grass, rabbit-foot aeluropus • Bengali: নোনা দূর্বা nona durba • Gujarati: ખારીયુ ઘાસ khariyu ghas • Hindi: उसर घास usar ghas • Kachchhi: ખારો ઘા kharo gha, લોલર lolar, માકપટજો ઘા makpatjo gha • Marathi: दोला गवत dola gavat • Tamil: கடல் அறுகம்புல் katal arukampul • Telugu: పువ్వు గడ్డి puvvu gaddi, ఉప్పుగడ్డి uppu gaddi


botanical names: Aeluropus lagopoides ... synonyms: Dactylis lagopoides L. ... status at GBIF
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
mangrove grass
rabbit-foot aeluropus
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
নোনা দূর্বা nona durba
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
ખારીયુ ઘાસ khariyu ghas
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
उसर घास usar ghas
  • PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
~~~~~ KACHCHHI ~~~~~
ખારો ઘા kharo gha
  • PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
લોલર lolar
  • Patel Yatin et al. IJSRR 2012, 1(1), 43-56
  • this name shared with:
    Digera arvensis Forssk. ... synonym of Digera muricata (L.) Mart. ... PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
માકપટજો ઘા makpatjo gha
  • PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
दोला गवत dola gavat
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
கடல் அறுகம்புல் katal arukampul
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
పువ్వు గడ్డి puvvu gaddi
ఉప్పుగడ్డి uppu gaddi
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Thursday 29 October 2020

Aegiceras corniculatum (L.) Blanco

Aegiceras corniculatum (L.) Blanco

ee-gy-SER-as -- Greek: aegi (shield) and ceras (wax) ... Dave's Botanary
korn-ee-ku-LAY-tum -- small horns ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: black mangrove, goat's horn mangrove, river mangrove • Bengali: খলশী khalsi • Gujarati: કજલા kajala • Hindi: हलसी halsi • Kannada : ಕಂಜಾಲ kanjala, ಶೂಲಿ shooli • Konkani: कांदलं kamdlam • Malayalam: പൂക്കണ്ടൽ pukantal • Marathi: चीप cheep, काजळा kajala • Odia: ତେଲୁଣୀ teluni • Tamil: நரிக்கண்டல் narikandal • Telugu: డుడుమార dudumara, గుగ్గిలం guggilam


botanical names: Aegiceras corniculatum (L.) Blanco ... synonyms: Aegiceras majus Gaertn. • Rhizophora corniculata L. ... status at The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
black mangrove
goat's horn mangrove
river mangrove
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
খলশী khalsi
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
કજલા kajala
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
हलसी halsi
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಕಂಜಾಲ kanjala
ಶೂಲಿ shooli
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
कांदलं kamdlam
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
പൂക്കണ്ടൽ pukantal
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
चीप cheep
काजळा kajala
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
ତେଲୁଣୀ teluni
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
நரிக்கண்டல் narikandal
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
డుడుమార dudumara
గుగ్గిలం guggilam
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Monday 26 October 2020

Adenia hondala (Gaertn.) De Wilde

Adenia hondala (Gaertn.) W. J. de Wilde

a-DEN-ee-uh -- named after city of Aden (in Yemen) ... Dave's Botanary
hon-DAL-ah -- derived from name of this plant hondala in Sinhala ... Google Books

commonly known as: hondalaKannada: ಕೆಮ್ಪು ಚೆಂಡು ಹಣ್ಣಿನ ಬಳ್ಳಿ kempu chendu hannina balli • Konkani: भूमिकुंटी bhumikumti • Malayalam: കരിമുതുക്ക് karimutukk, മുതുക്ക് mutukk, പാൽമുതുക്ക് palmutukk • Marathi: कोंडळ kondala, नंदनभोपळी nandanbhopali, उंडळ undala • Sanskrit: विदारी vidari • Telugu: మోదిఖ modikha • Tulu: ಈರೊಳ್ ಕಂಡೆ irolu kande


botanical names: Adenia hondala (Gaertn.) De Wilde ... synonyms: Adenia palmata (Lam.) Engl. • Granadilla hondala Gaertn. • Modecca integrifolia Lam. • Modecca palmata Lam. • Modecca tuberosa Roxb. • Passiflora hondala (Gaertn.) Steud. • Passiflora itondala Steud. ... GBIF
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ COMMONLY KNOWN AS ~~~~~
hondala
    ... the Sinhalese name for this plant; the epithet too is based on this name
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಕೆಮ್ಪು ಚೆಂಡು ಹಣ್ಣಿನ ಬಳ್ಳಿ kempu chendu hannina balli
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
भूमिकुंटी bhumikumti
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
കരിമുതുക്ക് karimutukk
  • Comment from Vinaya Raj V R at facebook
പാൽമുതുക്ക് palmutukk
  • Comment from Vinaya Raj V R at facebook
  • this name is more apt for Ipomoea mauritiana Jacq. ... comment from Vinaya Raj V R at facebook
or simply മുതുക്ക് mutukk
  • this name is more apt for Pueraria tuberosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) DC. ... comment from Vinaya Raj V R at facebook
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
कोंडळ kondala
  • for Modecca trilobata Roxb. ... synonym of Adenia trilobata (Roxb.) Engl. which is not recorded in Maharashtra ... thus seems to incorrectly entered for some other species of Modecca that relates to Adenia hondala (Gaertn.) De Wilde. ... A dictionary, Marathi and English by Molesworth, J. T. (James Thomas)
नंदनभोपळी nandanbhopali
उंडळ undala
  • for Modecca trilobata Roxb. ... synonym of Adenia trilobata (Roxb.) Engl. which is not recorded in Maharashtra ... thus seems to incorrectly entered for some other species of Modecca that relates to Adenia hondala (Gaertn.) De Wilde. ... A dictionary, Marathi and English by Molesworth, J. T. (James Thomas)
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
विदारी vidari
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
మోదిఖ modikha
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
ಈರೊಳ್ ಕಂಡೆ irolu kande
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Tuesday 6 October 2020

Adelocaryum malabaricum (C.B.Clarke) Brand

Adelocaryum malabaricum (C.B.Clarke) Brand

a-del-oh--KAR-ee-um -- Greek: adelo (unknown, secret, or hidden) and karyo (nut)
mal-uh-BAR-ih-kum -- of or from the Malabar Coast, southern India

commonly known as: Malabar hill borage • Marathi: काळी निसुर्डी kali nisurdi


botanical names: Adelocaryum malabaricum (C.B.Clarke) Brand ... synonyms: Cynoglossum malabaricum (C.B.Clarke) Riedl • Paracaryopsis malabarica (C.B.Clarke) R.R.Mill • Paracaryum malabaricum C.B.Clarke ... The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
Malabar hill borage
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
काळी निसुर्डी kali nisurdi
  • Further Flowers of Sahyadri, a field guide of flowers of northern Western Ghats of India by Shrikant Ingalhalikar
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Monday 5 October 2020

Adelocaryum lambertianum (C.B.Clarke) R.R.Mill

Adelocaryum lambertianum (C.B.Clarke) R.R.Mill

a-del-oh--KAR-ee-um -- Greek: adelo (unknown, secret, or hidden) and karyo (nut)
lam-ber-tee-AY-num -- probably named for Aylmer Bourke Lambert, British botanist

commonly known as: Lambert's borage • Marathi: हिरवी निसुर्डी hirvi nisurdi


botanical names: Adelocaryum lambertianum (C.B.Clarke) R.R.Mill ... synonyms: Mattiastrum lambertianum Brand • Paracaryopsis lambertiana (C.B.Clarke) R.R.Mill • Paracaryum lambertianum C.B.Clarke ... The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
Lambert's borage
  • the commemorative epithet lambertianum, most probably is named for Aylmer Bourke Lambert, British botanist
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
हिरवी निसुर्डी hirvi nisurdi
  • Further Flowers of Sahyadri, a field guide of flowers of northern Western Ghats of India by Shrikant Ingalhalikar
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Adelocaryum coelestinum (Lindl.) Brand

Adelocaryum coelestinum (Lindl.) Brand

a-del-oh--KAR-ee-um -- Greek: adelo (unknown, secret, or hidden) and karyo (nut)
koh-el-ES-tee-num -- Latin: caelestis (heavenly, celestial); sky blue ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: common hill borage, Mahabaleshwar forget-me-not • Marathi: निसुर्डी nisurdi


botanical names: Adelocaryum coelestinum (Lindl.) Brand ... synonyms: Cynoglossum coelestinum Lindl. • Paracaryopsis coelestina (Lindl.) R.R.Mill • Paracaryum coelestinum (Lindl.) C.B.Clarke ... The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
common hill borage
Mahabaleshwar forget-me-not
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
निसुर्डी nisurdi
  • Flowers of Sahyadri, a field guide to 500 Flowers of north Western Ghats of India by Shrikant Ingalhalikar
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Litsea deccanensis Gamble

Litsea deccanensis Gamble

LIT-see-a -- Chinese litse or Ii, meaning small, little ... Dave's Botanary
day-kahn-NEN-sis -- of or from Deccan peninsula, India

commonly known as: Deccan tallow laurel, Ganapathy tree • Kannada: ದೊಡ್ಡ ಕಣ ಲಕ್ಕಿ dodda kana lakki • Konkani: चिकना chikna, मैदालकडी maida-lakdi • Malayalam: പതലി pathali, പെരുംപതലി perumpathali • Marathi: चिकणा chikana, कुरक kurak • Tamil: பெரும்பஞ்சட்டி perumpanjatti • Telugu: నరమామిడి naramamidi


botanical names: Litsea deccanensis Gamble ... synonyms: no known synonyms ... WFO (2021)
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
Deccan tallow laurel
Ganapathy tree
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ದೊಡ್ಡ ಕಣ ಲಕ್ಕಿ dodda kana lakki
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
चिकना chikna
मैदालकडी maida-lakdi
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
പതലി pathali
  • Many thanks to VC Balakrishnan for help with this name ... facebook
പെരുംപതലി perumpathali
  • Many thanks to VC Balakrishnan for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
चिकणा chikana
कुरक kurak
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
பெரும்பஞ்சட்டி perumpanjatti
  • Many thanks to Bharathi Raja and Dr Vijayasankar Raman for help with this name ... efloraofindia
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
నరమామిడి naramamidi
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Sunday 4 October 2020

Acrostichum aureum L.

Acrostichum aureum L.

ak-ro-STISH-um -- Greek: akros (terminal); stichos (a row) ... Dave's Botanary
AW-re-um -- golden ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: golden leather fern, mangrove fern, swamp fern • Bengali: হুদো hudo • Konkani: आंकूर aankur • Malayalam: മച്ചിൻതോൽ machchin-thol • Marathi: आंकूर aankur • Odia: ଖରଖରି kharakhari • Tamil: மின்னி minni


botanical names: Acrostichum aureum L. ... synonyms: Acrostichum guineense Gaudich. • Acrostichum inaequale Willd. • Chrysodium aureum (L.) Mett. • Chrysodium inaequale (Willd.) Fée • Chrysodium vulgare Fée ... status at GBIF
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
golden leather fern
mangrove fern
swamp fern
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
হুদো hudo
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
आंकूर aankur
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
आंकूर aankur
  • name borrowed from Goan Konkani for want of name in Marathi for this plant
  • The Times of India
  • आंकूर aankur = sprout or shoot; esp. certain tender sproutings from the ground viewed as esculent ... A dictionary, Marathi and English by Molesworth, J. T. (James Thomas)
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
ଖରଖରି kharakhari
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
மின்னி minni
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Acmella paniculata (DC.) R.K.Jansen

ak-MEL-uh or AK-mel-uh -- little point ... Dave's Botanary
pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh or pan-ick-yoo-LAH-tuh -- referring to the flower clusters (panicles) ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: panicled spot flower, paracress, toothache plant • Bodo: usumai • Assamese: বন নাৰ্জী bon narji, জাতি মালাকাঠি jati-malkathi, পাৰ্বতী বন parbati-bana • Garo: rupuji dol • Gujarati: મરેઠી marethi • Kannada: ಹೆಮ್ಮುಗುಳು hemmugulu, ಸಣ್ಣ ವನ ಮುಗುಳಿ sanna vana muguli • Konkani: अकलकरा akalkara • Malayalam: അക്രാവ് akravu, പല്ലുവേദനച്ചെടി palluvedanachedi • Marathi: अक्कलकारा akkalkara • Nepali: लाटो घाँस laato ghaans, मारती maaratee • Odia: ବିରି ବିରି biri biri


botanical names: Acmella paniculata (DC.) R.K.Jansen ... synonyms: Spilanthes grandifolia Miq. • Spilanthes lobata Blanco • Spilanthes paniculata Wall. ex DC. • Spilanthes rugosa Blume ex DC. ... status at GBIF
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
panicled spot flower
  • Flowers of India
    panicled -- the epithet paniculata refers to the flower clusters (in panicles)
    spot flower -- a generic name for most of the species of Acmella, Spilanthes
paracress
  • for synonym Spilanthes paniculata Wall. ex DC. ... Shodhganga - Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
  • this name shared with Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen ... Wikipedia
  • this name shared with Spilanthes calva DC. ... synonym of Acmella calva (DC.) R.K.Jansen ... Shodhganga - Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
toothache plant
  • Shodhganga - Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
  • this name shared with Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen ... Wikipedia
  • this name shared with Spilanthes calva DC. ... synonym of Acmella calva (DC.) R.K.Jansen ... Shodhganga - Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
~~~~~ ASSAMESE ~~~~~
বন নাৰ্জী bon narji
জাতি মালাকাঠি jati-malkathi
  • Many thanks to Brahmananda Patiri for help with this name in native script ... facebook
পাৰ্বতী বন parbati-bana
  • Many thanks to Brahmananda Patiri for help with this name in native script ... facebook
~~~~~ BODO ~~~~~
usumai
~~~~~ GARO ~~~~~
rupuji dol
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
મરેઠી marethi
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಹೆಮ್ಮುಗುಳು hemmugulu
  • for synonym Spilanthes paniculata Wall. ex DC. ... Alar
  • this name shared with Spilanthes acmella (L.) L. ... A Kannada-English school-dictionary : chiefly based on the labours of the Rev. Dr. F. Kittel
  • this name shared with Mentha pulegium L. ... Alar
ಸಣ್ಣ ವನ ಮುಗುಳಿ sanna vana muguli
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
अकलकरा akalkara
  • for synonym Spilanthes paniculata Wall. ex DC. ... Flora of Goa - site no longer available
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
അക്രാവ് akravu
  • Shodhganga - Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
  • Many thanks to Vinaya Raj V R for help with this name ... efloraofindia
പല്ലുവേദനച്ചെടി palluvedanachedi
  • Shodhganga - Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
  • Many thanks to Vinaya Raj V R for help with this name, and etymology ... efloraofindia
    pallu = teeth; vedana = pain; chedi = plant ... palluvedanachedi = the plant (that can be used against) the pain of teeth
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
अक्कलकारा akkalkara
~~~~~ NEPALI ~~~~~
लाटो घाँस laato ghaans
  • Many thanks to Saroj Kumar Kasaju for help with this name ... efloraofindia
मारती maaratee
  • Many thanks to Saroj Kumar Kasaju for help with this name ... efloraofindia
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
ବିରି ବିରି biri biri
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
ಕೂಲಿಬೇನೆಥ ದೈ
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

Oxystelma esculentum (L.f.) R.Br.

oks-see-STEL-ma -- Greek: oxys (sharp); stelma (girdle); in reference to the sharp segments of the corona ... Dave's Botanary es...