Monday 21 August 2023

Bonnaya antipoda (L.) Druce

Bonnaya antipoda (L.) Druce

¿ bon-NEY-ah ? -- named for Charles François, Marquis de Bonnay (1750-1825), French military officer, politician and diplomat, student of botany ... Plant genera named after people (1753-1853) by José A. Mari Mut
an-te-PO-da or an-TIP-uh-da -- from the Greek, anti (opposite) and pous (foot), referring to people or places diametrically opposite on the globe ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: fart weed, sparrow false pimpernel • Assamese: বগা কাঁচিডৰিয়া baga kachidoria • Bengali: সাদা পানি ঘাস sada pani ghas, জাই ঘাস zai ghas • Khamti: yakio • Tamil: தண்ணிப் பூண்டு thanni poondu • Telugu: నీళ్ల పుండు neella pundu

botanical names: Bonnaya antipoda (L.) Druce ... homotypic synonyms: Lindernia antipoda (L.) Alston • Ruellia antipoda L. ... heterotypic synonyms: Bonnaya bracteata Griff. • Bonnaya verbenifolia (Colsm.) Spreng. • Lindernia verbenifolia (Colsm.) Pennell ... and many more at POWO
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
fart weed
sparrow false pimpernel
~~~~~ ASSAMESE ~~~~~
বগা কাঁচিডৰিয়া baga kachidoria
  • Many thanks to Ashim Gogoi for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
সাদা পানি ঘাস sada pani ghas, জাই ঘাস zai ghas
  • Many thanks to Subham Sahu for help with these names for Lindernia antipoda (L.) Alston ... facebook
~~~~~ KHAMTI ~~~~~
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
தண்ணிப் பூண்டு thanni poondu
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
నీళ్ల పుండు neella pundu
Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, *Bihar, *Jharkhand, *Goa, *Gujarat, *Karnataka, *Kerala, *Madhya Pradesh, *Maharashtra, *Meghalaya, *Odisha, Tamil Nadu, *Tripura, *Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
* no given name / no name found, in the regional language(s) of the state
~~~~~ x ~~~~~
Linderniaceae perennial herb "Bonnaya antipoda" "Lindernia antipoda" "Ruellia antipoda" "Bonnaya bracteata" "Bonnaya verbenifolia" "Lindernia verbenifolia" "fart weed" "sparrow false pimpernel"

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