Dianella ensifolia (L.) DC.

  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (Lily Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BACHNAG FAMILY (बचनाग फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ASPARAGACEAE
  • Basionym : Dracaena ensifolia L.
  • Synonym(s) : Dianella ensata (Thunb.) R.J.F.Hend.; Dracaena ensata Thunb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dianella ensifolia (L.) DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands and Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : KMTR (Tirunelveli district)
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia to Pacific Islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Dianella ensifolia. Downloaded on 26 November 2022.

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