Asparagus racemosus var. javanicus (Kunth) Baker

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (Lily Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BACHNAG FAMILY (बचनाग फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ASPARAGACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
  • Vernacular name : Pilli Teegalu (Telugu); Shatavari, Ashwal, Satavari (Marathi)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in moist deciduous forests of Visakhapatnam
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Lankapakalu, Visakhapatnam (Vishakapatnam district)
    • Karnataka : Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T. & Karuppusamy, S., 2008. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 5; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district
  • 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 var. javanicus. Downloaded on 9 April 2020.

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