Arisaema leschenaultii Blume

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Synonym(s) : Arisaema attenuatum E.Barnes & C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Arisaema leschenaultii Blume
  • Vernacular name : Paambukkodi (Tamil); Pambucholam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills at about 1200m in shade, especially on the shola floor, evergreen forests and grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : May-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3; Nayar, T. S., et al, 2006. Flowering plants of Kerala, A hand book; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Arisaema leschenaultii. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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