Herb from Nilgiris for id 160211MK2

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Muthu Karthick

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Feb 16, 2011, 1:41:24 AM2/16/11
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Dear all,
Please help to id this herb. Could this be any Lindernia sp.? Photographed on a private garden floor at Ooty, Nilgiris.

Date/Time- 

24-01-2011 / 11:10 AM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.2200asl; Ooty, TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

garden floor

Plant Habit-

herb

Height/Length- 

c 10cm long

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

ca.2.5 x 2 cm; 

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 


Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

pale blue or violetish; c. 0.4 cm across

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 


Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 



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Gurcharan Singh

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Feb 16, 2011, 3:41:37 AM2/16/11
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I hope Veronica persica


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tanay bose

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Feb 16, 2011, 10:18:46 AM2/16/11
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I think sir ji is correct
Veronica persica
tanay
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Nidhan Singh

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Feb 16, 2011, 10:32:56 AM2/16/11
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Hi,
This is the same plant from Shimla, pic taken in November 2010.
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Alok

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Feb 16, 2011, 12:26:44 PM2/16/11
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And we have them flowering now in Dalhousie.. almost the first flower
after winter
Alok

Gurcharan Singh

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Feb 16, 2011, 9:21:50 PM2/16/11
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Yes one of the very common species of this genus


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Muthu Karthick

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Feb 17, 2011, 12:10:52 AM2/17/11
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A reply from Amit chauhanji -- looks like Veronica persica (Scrophulariaceae)

Dear all, 
Many thanks for the id and I can easily see the images of this plant in Google.

JM Garg

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Jun 12, 2020, 6:49:28 AM6/12/20
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J.M. Garg

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Jun 12, 2020, 6:53:52 AM6/12/20
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A reply from David ji:
"You have what looks to be V. arvensis mixed - notice the small very short-stalked flowers and the upper flower leaves are like tongues  -
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Muthu Karthick

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Oct 5, 2020, 8:29:29 AM10/5/20
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Hi all,

I think the plant is Veronica polita Fries

J.M. Garg

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Oct 7, 2020, 6:03:26 AM10/7/20
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Hi, Muthu ji,
1st three images are of Veronica arvensis and last two of Veronica persica
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Muthu Karthick

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Oct 7, 2020, 6:08:49 AM10/7/20
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Thank you Garg ji
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