Curculigo capitulata (Lour.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : HYPOXIDACEAE
    (LILY OR AFRICAN POTATO FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Hypoxidaceae
  • Basionym : Leucojum capitulatum Lour.
  • Synonym(s) : Molineria capitulata (Lour.) Herb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Molineria capitulata (Lour.) Herb.
  • Common name : Palm grass
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along streams in the hills under shade
  • Comments / notes : Often cultivated in gardens.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Pune district, Satara district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Kalahandi district, Sambalpur district, Sundargarh district, Puri district
  • Native : Southern Asia, Indonesia and N.Australia
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia to Australasia and South China introdused elsewhere
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; 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=Curculigo capitulata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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