Chlorophytum malabaricum Baker

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (LILY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chlorophytum malabaricum Baker
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 1200m, in moist, shallow soil by sun-exposed rocks.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Kolar district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district
    • Tamil Nadu : Locally abundant in Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3.; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur 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=Chlorophytum malabaricum. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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