Chlorophytum indicum (Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Dress

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (LILY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Basionym : Ornithogalum indicum Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.
  • Synonym(s) : Chlorophytum attenuatum (Wight) Baker; Phalangium attenuatum Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chlorophytum indicum (Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Dress
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Hill slopes of deciduous forests, also in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Among grasses in forests up to 900m.
  • Key identification features : Rootstalks tuberous. Flowers are white with yellow anthers.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Collection Nos : CS 19022, KFP 2151
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Palghar district, Thane district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district, Pune district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Vol. 1; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons.
  • 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 indicum. Downloaded on 20 October 2019.

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