Torenia asiatica L.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Linderniaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Torenia asiatica L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Indigenous to Nilgiris, grown in gardens. Sometimes found wild as an escape
  • Key identification features : Corolla bluish-purple, with dark violet lateral lobes. Capsules oblong, septicidally dehiscent
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Sindhudurg district
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.557. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Torenia asiatica. Downloaded on 25 June 2024.

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