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False Pimpernel   
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False Pimpernel
ative Photo: Thingnam Girija
Common name: False Pimpernel, Round-leaved false pimpernel • Nepali: कंकरे झार Kankare Jhaar, पितमारे झार Pitamaare Jhaar
Botanical name: Lindernia nummulariifolia    Family: Linderniaceae (False-Pimpernel family)

Round-leaved false pimpernel is a sprawling or semiprostrate herb with slender hairy branches. Leaves have almost no stalks, and are wide-oval or nearly circular, with serrated margins. The name nummulariifolia means having foliage like nummus, money; referring to small, circular leaves. Solitary flowers appear on leaf axils. Flower tube is violet or white, about 7 mm; lower lip spreading flat, 3-lobed; upper lip ovate. Round-leaved false pimpernel is distributed in Kashmir, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim, Thailand, Vietnam.
Photographed in Govindghat, Uttarakhand.
Identification credit: K. Karthigeyan • Is this flower misidentified? If yes,