Lilium wallichianum var. neilgherrense (Wight) H.Hara

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (LILY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Liliaceae
  • Basionym : Lilium neilgherrense Wight
  • Synonym(s) : Lilium tubiflorum Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lilium wallichianum var. neilgherrense (Wight) H.Hara
  • Common name : The Nilgir lilly
  • Vernacular name : Kuzhalpoovu, Thathapoovu, Thazhamboo (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Shola forests and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Rare on higher hills, amongst grasses
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Collector(s) Name : R. Raghavendra Rao
  • Collection Date : 04/10/1970
  • Collection Nos : R.R.Rao 1002
  • Collection Locality : B.R. Hills, Chamarajanagar district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chamarajanagar district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district, The Nilgiri district, Dindigul district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; 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.
  • 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=Lilium wallichianum var. neilgherrense. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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