Tuesday 21 March 2023

Hygrophila serpyllum (Nees) T.Anderson

Hygrophila serpyllum (Nees) T.Anderson

hy-GRO-fill-uh -- Greek: hugros (moist), philo (love), refers to affinity for moist soil ... Dave's Botanary
ser-PIE-lum -- a name for thyme ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: marsh carpet • Gujarati: સરપટ sarpat • Hindi: सरपत sarpat • Marathi: रान तेवण ran tewan


botanical names: Hygrophila serpyllum (Nees) T.Anderson ... homotypic synonyms: Physichilus serpyllum Nees ... heterotypic synonyms: Adenosma polysperma Spreng. • Ruellia polysperma B.Heyne ex Roth ... POWO
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
marsh carpet
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
સરપટ sarpat
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
सरपत sarpat
  • Common Indian Wild Flowers by Isaac David Kehimkar - an illustrated field guide to the indigenous flora of the Indian plains and peninsula
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
no given name / no name found
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
रान तेवण ran tewan
  • Flowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar, the first among the three field guides to identify plants of northern Western Ghats of India, based on flowers
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
no given name / no name found
~~~~~ x ~~~~~
Acanthaceae endemic annual herb Adenosma Hygrophila Physichilus Ruellia "Hygrophila serpyllum" "Physichilus serpyllum" "Adenosma polysperma" "Ruellia polysperma" "marsh carpet"

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