Asparagus racemosus Willd.

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (LILY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Protasparagus racemosus (Willd.) Oberm.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
  • Common name : Asparagus, Wild asparagus
  • Vernacular name : Thanneervittan kizhangu, Kadamoolam (Tamil); Chathavalli, Sathavali, Sathavari, Thalicheria, Thaliperiya, Thannivayan-kizhangu (Malayalam); Chhataori, Satawari, Gaichero, Deobadini, Eswar jata, Hateri kanda (Oria); Satawar, Sada-bori, Shakakul (Hindi); Satamulam, Devdani, Pilli gaddalu, Toalla-gaddalu, Challa gadda (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : All forest types, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains to 1400m on slopes, on forest borders.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Throughout Andhra Pradesh
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districs of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • World Distribution : Africa through South Asia to China, Malaysia and Northern Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons, Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore
  • 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=Asparagus racemosus. Downloaded on 25 June 2019.

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