Polianthes tuberosa L.

 
  • Family : AGAVACEAE
    (AGAVE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polianthes tuberosa L.
  • Common name : Tuberose
  • Vernacular name : Gulchabu, Nishigandha (Marathi); Rajinighanda, Gulcheri, Gulshabbo (Hindi); Sugandh raj, Nela sampengi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens as an ornamental
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Mexico
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3.
  • 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=Polianthes tuberosa. Downloaded on 17 June 2019.

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