Ledebouria revoluta (L.f.) Jessop

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (LILY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Basionym : Hyacinthus revolutus L.f.
  • Synonym(s) : Scilla hyacinthina (Roth) Macbride; Scilla indiaca (Wight) Baker; Barnardia indica Wight; Ledebouria hyacinthina Roth
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ledebouria revoluta (L.f.) Jessop
  • Vernacular name : Narivengayam, Kattuvengayam (Tamil); Kanthanam, Narivengayam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains to about 1400m, on bare slopes, in thin layer of soil by the rocks.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-September
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Throughout Andhra Pradesh
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Amravati district, Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Chandrapur district, Buldhana district, Dhule district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Nashik district, Osmanabad district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district, Yavatmal district
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Tropical East Africa, Yemen
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; emonocot http://e-monocot.org/tour#classify 09-10-2015; 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=Ledebouria revoluta. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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