Veronica syriaca, Syrian speedwell,
Hebrew: ורוניקה סורית, Arabic: زهرة الحواشي السورية
|| ||Veronica syriaca Roem. & Schult.|
|| ||Syrian speedwell|
|| ||ורוניקה סורית ,ברוניקה סורית|
|| ||زهرة الحواشي السورية |
|| ||Scrophulariaceae, לועניתיים|
|| ||Therophyte, annual|
|| ||Alternate, opposite, entire, dentate or serrate|
|| ||White, dark blue,hermaphrodite|
|| ||January, February, March, April
|| ||Batha, Phrygana|
|| ||Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Montane vegetation of Mt. Hermon|
|| || Mediterranean|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Veronica, named for the woman who took her veil, or a linen cloth, and wiped the sweat from the face of Jesus as he was bearing his cross to Calvary, and so named because the markings on some species supposedly resemble those on her sacred handkerchief.
- The standard author abbreviation Roem. is used to indicate Johann Jakob Roemer (1763 – 1819), a Swiss physician, professor of botany and entomologist.
- The standard author abbreviation Schult. is used to indicate Josef August Schultes (1773 – 1831), an Austrian botanist and professor.