Chlorophytum gothanense Malpure & S.R.Yadav

  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (Lily Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BACHNAG FAMILY (बचनाग फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ASPARAGACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chlorophytum gothanense Malpure & S.R.Yadav
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Crevices of exposed latraietic plataeus
  • Key identification features : Root tubers stalked, elliptic, swollen in the middle; lower part of the pedicel cylindric throughout the length; part of pedicel below the joint elongating in fruit; perianth lobes 5 nerved; filaments linear throughout & equal to or shorter than the anthers
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ratnagiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Maharashtra
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Nilesh V. Malpure & S. R. Yadav (2009). Chlorophytum gothanense, a new species of Anthericaceae from the Western Ghats of India. Kew Bulletin. 46(4): 739-741.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. gothanense. Downloaded on 20 May 2022.


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