Saturday 19 August 2023

Bonnaya gracilis A.Pal, Sardesai & M.Chowdhury

Bonnaya gracilis A.Pal, Sardesai & M.Chowdhury

¿ 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
GRASS-il-is -- graceful; slender ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: graceful bonnaya


botanical names: Bonnaya gracilis A.Pal, Sardesai & M.Chowdhury ... POWO
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
graceful bonnaya
  • name coined, for want of name; derived from the scientific name; epithet gracilis = graceful; bonnaya = from the commemorative genus name Bonnaya, named for Charles François, Marquis de Bonnay (1750-1825), French military officer, politician and diplomat, student of botany
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
সাদা পানিঘাস sada panighas
  • name of Lindernia antipoda (L.) Alston, prevalent in Bangladesh, shared with this species, for want of name ... Flora - Mehedi Voice
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ತೆಳು ಬೊನೆಯ telu boneya
  • name coined, for want of name; ತೆಳು telu = thin, slender; ಬೊನೆಯ boneya = the genus name Bonnaya, Kannadised
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
चिनाटी बोनेया chinati boneya
  • name coined, for want of name; चिनाटी chinati = little, pretty; बोनेया boneya = the genus name Bonnaya, Marathicised
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
*Kerala, *Karnataka, *Maharashtra, *Puducherry, *West Bengal
* no given name / no name found, in the regional language(s) of the state
~~~~~ x ~~~~~
Linderniaceae perennial herb "Bonnaya gracilis" "Torenia gracilis" "graceful false pimpernel"

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