Chlorophytum belgumense Chandore, Malpure, Adsul & S. R. Yadav

  • 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) : Not found in Plant List
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Secondary forests
  • Comments / notes : Underneath bushes on hill slopes in secondary forests. This species propagates through root buds
  • Key identification features : Perennial herb, roots possessing root buds and ellipsoid tubers, its pedicels being jointed above the middle, perianth lobes 3–5-nerved and filaments shorter than anthers. Flowers white. Capsule 3-angular
  • Flower, Fruit : May-August
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Literature : A. N. Chandore, N. V. Malpure, A. A. Adsul & S. R. Yadav (2012). Chlorophytum belgaumense, a new species of Asparagaceae from the Western Ghats of India Kew Bulletin 67 (3), 527-531
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. belgumense. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.


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