Marsh pennywort


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Related to Marsh pennywort: water pennywort, Indian pennywort
(Bot.) any plant of the umbelliferous genus Hydrocotyle; low herbs with roundish leaves, growing in wet places; - called also water pennywort.

See also: Marsh

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English: Asian pennywort, Asiatic coinwort, Asiatic pennywort, Indian pennywort, Indian water navelwort, Marsh penny, Marsh pennywort, Pennyweed, Sheep-rot, Spadeleaf, Thick- leaved pennywort, Water pennywort, White rot 6 Alstonia scholaris (L.) Apocynaceae Chitan R.Br., syn.
FOR SUNBURN Take the leaves of marsh pennywort rudely pounded with a cream, boil them together on a gentle fire so as to form them into an ointment, and anoint the affected part therewith.
It was Introduced to the UK in the 1980s through the nursery trade for water garden planting, sometimes erroneously sold as the native Marsh Pennywort, Hydrocotyle vulgaris.