Alocasia fornicata (Roxb.) Schott

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Basionym : Arum fornicatum Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alocasia fornicata (Roxb.)Schott
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along streams under shade
  • Comments / notes : Evergreen forests, along streams under shade
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1886, Nicolson 4157, CJS 14208
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Jajpur district, Sambalpur district, Kalhandi district, Puri district
  • Native : Indian subcontinent
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, China, India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Mysore
  • 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=Alocasia fornicata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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