Plesmonium margaritiferum (Roxb.) Schott

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Basionym : Arum margaritiferum Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Amorphophallus margaritifer (Roxb.) Kunth
  • Vernacular name : Jumpagudi (Oria); Kharhar, Jalulija, Bansur (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in open forests
  • Flower, Fruit : May-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Henry, Chithra & Balakrishnan (1989). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India 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=Plesmonium margaritiferum. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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