more names compiled ...

*commonly known as*: Chinese violet 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/english/chinese-violet>
, Coromandel foxglove 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/english/coromandel-foxglove>
, creeping foxglove 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/english/creeping-foxglove>
, Ganges primrose 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/english/ganges-primrose>
 • *Kannada*: ಲವಣ ವಲ್ಲಿ lavana valli 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/kannada/lavana-valli-lavana-valli>
,ಮೆದ್ಧೆ ಸೊಪ್ಪು meddhe soppu 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/kannada/med-dhe-soppu-meddhe-soppu>
, ಮೂಗುತಿ ಗಿಡ mooguthi gida 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/kannada/muguti-gida-mooguthi-gida>
 • *Malayalam*: തുപ്പലംപൊട്ടി tuppalampotti 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/malayalam/tuppalampeatti-tuppalampotti>
, വള്ളി ഉപ്പുതാളി valli upputhali 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/malayalam/valli-upu-dali>
, വേലിപടക്കം velipatakkam 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/malayalam/velipatakkam-velipatakkam>
 • *Marathi*: लवण वल्ली lavana valli 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/marathi/lavana-valli-lavana-valli>
 • *Sanskrit*: लवण वल्ली lavana valli 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/sanskrit/lavana-valli-lavana-valli>
 • *Tamil*: மிதிகீரை miti-kirai 
<https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/tamil/mitikirai-miti-kirai>
 


Regards.
Dinesh

On Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 11:19:42 AM UTC+5:30, Dinesh Valke wrote:
>
> Many thanks Gurcharan ji for the Tamil name, will put it into the notes.
> Very keen on getting the Hindi and Bengali names of this plant.
>
> Regards.
> Dinesh
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 7:27 AM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>
>> Dinesh ji
>> Useful Plants of India (CSIR)  mentions Medday keerai as Tamil name. Plus 
>> following information may be useful
>>
>> Used as pot-herb; tender leaves good source of thiamine; juice of plant 
>> administered to children suffering from swellings and rheumatism.
>>
>> -- 
>> Dr. Gurcharan Singh
>> Retired  Associate Professor
>> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
>> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
>> Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
>> http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 7:02 AM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear Pankaj ... many thanks for validating the author citations ... am 
>>> sure there are few pair of eyes who will critically check them ... so there 
>>> is no harm in attempting to put them along with the common names that are 
>>> being compiled.
>>>
>>> xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>
>>> Coromandel is an English name given to many places ... interestingly, 
>>> most of them along the sea ... am sure you know, we have Coromandel coast 
>>> in the south east side of our peninsula.
>>> At Wikipedia, in the context [ *Chinese Violet*, *Coromandel*[2] 
>>> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asystasia_gangetica#cite_note-Hawaii-1> or
>>>  *Creeping Foxglove*[3] 
>>> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asystasia_gangetica#cite_note-SANBI-2> ] it 
>>> must be an adjective ... thus it would mean either Coromandel Foxglove OR 
>>> Creeping Foxglove.
>>> It also very well suits one of the synonym - *Asystasia coromandeliana* 
>>> ... meaning Coromandel Asystasia
>>>
>>> I missed on Coromandel Foxglove !! ... many thanks, will put it in my 
>>> notes.
>>>
>>> Regards.
>>> Dinesh
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 12:41 AM, Dr Pankaj Kumar <
>>> sahanipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I AM IMPRESSED. Actually I peeped into author citations first and
>>>> found all of them correct and had a smile on my face :).
>>>> BTW, Wikipedia says COROMANDEL as one of the common names for this
>>>> plant which is missing from your list. I imagine why they call it so?
>>>> Thanks for sharing.
>>>> Regards
>>>> Pankaj
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mar 26, 11:02 pm, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> > via Species <
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-species>‎> ‎A <
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-species/a>‎ > ‎
>>>> >
>>>> > *Asystasia gangetica*
>>>> > [image: Asystasia
>>>> > gangetica]<
>>>> http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fdi..
>>>> .>
>>>> >
>>>> > [image: Flowers of
>>>> > India]<
>>>> http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flowersofindia.net%2Fcat..
>>>> .>[image:
>>>> > Discussions at efloraofindia]<
>>>> https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#%21searchin/indiantreepix/Asys..
>>>> .>[image:
>>>> > more views in flickr]<
>>>> http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fsearch%2F%3..
>>>> .>[image:
>>>> > more views on Google
>>>> > Earth]<
>>>> http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.flickr.com%2Fservices%2F..
>>>> .>
>>>> >
>>>> > *commonly known as*: Ganges
>>>> > primrose<
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/english/g..
>>>> .>
>>>> > , Chinese violet<
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/english/c..
>>>> .>
>>>> > , creeping foxglove<
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/english/c..
>>>> .>
>>>> >  • *Gujarati*: kaligharani<
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/gujarati/..
>>>> .>
>>>> >  • *Kannada*: ಲವಣ ವಲ್ಲಿ lavana
>>>> > valli<
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/kannada/l..
>>>> .>
>>>> >  • *Malayalam*:
>>>> > valli-upu-dali<
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/malayalam..
>>>> .>
>>>> >  • *Marathi*: लवण वल्ली lavana
>>>> > valli<
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/marathi/l..
>>>> .>
>>>> >  • *Tamil*: மிதிகீரை
>>>> > miti-kirai<
>>>> https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/tamil/mit..
>>>> .>
>>>> >
>>>> > *botanical names*: *Asystasia gangetica* (L.) T. Anderson ...
>>>> > *synonyms*: *Asystasia
>>>> > coromandeliana* Nees • *Asystasia intrusa* (Forssk.) Blume • *Justicia
>>>> > gangetica* L. • *Ruellia intrusa* Forssk. • *Ruellia zeylanica* J. 
>>>> Koenig ex
>>>> > Roxb.
>>>> >
>>>> > ... *must we wonder* ?
>>>> >
>>>> >    - The Latin name of this plant *Aystasia gangetica* suggests that 
>>>> the
>>>> >    plant is to be found along the river Ganges or in the Gangetic 
>>>> plains ...
>>>> >    stretching along many regions of India ... yet there seems to be 
>>>> no name
>>>> >    known in Hindi or Bengali !!
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>

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