Dioscorea spicata Roth

 
  • Family : DIOSCOREACEAE
    (YAM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Dioscoreaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dioscorea spicata Roth
  • Vernacular name : Athikizhangu, Arathikizhzngu, Kavalakizhzngu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Shola and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district, Kollam district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dioscorea spicata. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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