|Etymology||Genus||After Franz Balthasar von Lindern, a German botanist|
|Species||Opposite feet; perhaps referring to the oppositely arranged leaves|
|Synonyms||Ruellia antipoda L.|
|Common Names||Sparrow False Pimpernel|
|Native Distribution||East Asia, Indian subcontinent, Indochina, Malesia, Micronesia|
Lindernia antipoda is an occasional weed in lawns. The flowers are purple with two yellow "tongues" sticking out. The leaves are elliptic with serrated margins.
A lush coverage of Sparrow False Pimpernel growing out of a pavement.
The flower is purple with two yellow "tongues".
Flower, with red upper lip, white lower lip and a yellow centre.