Alocasia montana (Roxb.) Schott

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Basionym : Arum montanum Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alocasia macrorrhizos (L.) G.Don
  • Vernacular name : Marsanige, Mundi (Kannada); Bonasaru Kanda (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Roots are poisonus
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Gajapati district
  • World Distribution : India, Java
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; Naidu, M.T., O.A. Kumar & M. Venkaiah 2015. Vascular Plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Visakapanam district of Andhra Pradesh, India. JoTT 7 (10): 7683-7690; Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3;
  • 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 montana. Downloaded on 22 August 2019.

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