Stemona tuberosa Lour.

 
  • Family : STEMONACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Stemonaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Roxburghia gloriosoides Jones ex Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Stemona tuberosa Lour.
  • Vernacular name : Kaniputeega, Ijedin gadda, Adavi tamara (Telugu); Koelakand, Kelya kanda (Oria)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Open forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills about 600m. Often more gregarious and associated along moist places.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-July
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Indo-China, South China, Malesia, Papua New Guinea
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Stemona tuberosa. Downloaded on 17 November 2019.

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