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pen·ny·wort

 (pĕn′ē-wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
1.
a. Any of various creeping aquatic or semiaquatic plants of the genus Hydrocotyle, having round or oval scalloped leaves and small white or greenish flowers grouped in umbels.
b. A Eurasian plant (Umbilicus rupestris) having fleshy peltate leaves and a tall stalk of yellowish-green flowers. Also called navelwort.
2. Any of various other plants having rounded leaves suggestive of pennies.

pennywort

(ˈpɛnɪˌwɜːt)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: navelwort a crassulaceous Eurasian rock plant, Umbilicus rupestris (or Cotyledon umbilicus), with whitish-green tubular flowers and rounded leaves
2. (Plants) a marsh plant, Hydrocotyle vulgaris, of Europe and North Africa, having circular leaves and greenish-pink flowers: family Hydrocotylaceae
3. (Plants) a gentianaceous plant, Obolaria virginica, of E North America, with fleshy scalelike leaves and small white or purplish flowers
4. (Plants) any of various other plants with rounded penny-like leaves
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In India, Centella asiatica is known as "Mandukaparni" or "Jalbrhmi." In China it is known as "Goto Cola" and in the UK it is known as "Pennywort."
The volunteers have been helping the Trust, the waterways and wellbeing charity, to remove Floating Pennywort from the River Soar at Cossington and Loughborough.
Regular readers will know that I love nothing more than scrabbling around the undergrowth with a plastic bag: right now I'm obsessed with pennywort, an abundant wild leaf that has everything going for it, being both attractive and flavoursome.
Natural products like Novuhair provides the needed nutrition for the hair and scalp because of its natural ingredients such as ginger, ginseng, pennywort, shikakai, safflower, and the natural essences of rosemary, peppermint, lavender, and lemongrass.
Brush or bulrushes, with a mat of pennywort or hyacinths on top is an ideal spot for a postspawn giant.
Gotu kola sambal Favoured by Ayurvedic doctors, this condiment is made from the Asiatic pennywort, a medicinal herb whose leaves are considered helpful in treating depression, improving blood circulation and protecting the heart.
Aquatic plants: Pennywort and water fern are problematic, Hodgson says.
For instance, the Mediheal Tea Tree Care Solution Essential Mask contains centella asiatica, or Indian pennywort, an antiaging and healing ingredient.
"Gotu kola is a beautiful herb similar to pennywort. Highly nutritious and delicious, it is hard to find a substitute, but I use a mix of parsley and mint which is just as good."
Downy safflower Aerial parts Cassia alata Ringworm bush Leaves Celastrus gemmatus Loes Chinese bittersweet Leaves Centella asiatica Asiatic pennywort Leaves Clerodendrum philipinum Chinese glory bower Roots Conyza filaginoides Laennecia filaginoides Aerial parts Corchorus olitorius L.
lutea Small Grass-tree Apiaceae Centella cordifolia Centella Platysace heterophylla Heathy Platysace Xanthosia dissecta Cut-leaf Xanthosia Xanthosia tridentata Hill Xanthosia Apocynaceae Parsonsia brownii Twining Silkpod Araliaceae * Hedera helix English Ivy Hydrocotyle callicarpa Small Pennywort Hydrocotyle foveolata Yellow Pennywort Hydrocotyle hirta Hairy Pennywort Polyscias sambucifolius subsp.