Chlorophytum arundinaceum Baker

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (LILY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chlorophytum arundinaceum Baker
  • Vernacular name : Jhinka, Saphed musali, Bhinka, Musli, Bharat baturi (Oria); Biskondri (Hindi); Kusala (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in crest of ghats
  • Flower, Fruit : April-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Vizianagaram district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Kottayam district
    • Maharashtra : Amravati district, Ratnagiri district
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
  • Native : India, Burma
  • World Distribution : India, Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Myanmar
  • 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; 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=Chlorophytum arundinaceum. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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