Crinum latifolium L.

 
  • Family : AMARYLLIDACEAE
    (AMARYLLIS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaryllidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crinum latifolium L.
  • Vernacular name : Chindar, Pindar (Malayalam); Sukdarshan (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Banks of rivers
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 800m, on bare sun-exposed slopes, rocky areas in grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : March-July
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Amravati district, Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia, Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Raja Kullayiswamy, Sandhya Rani, Sadasivaiah & Pullaiah (2017). Flora of Thummalapalle Uranium Mining Area, Andhra Pradesh, India. Regency Publications.
  • 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=Crinum latifolium. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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