Typhonium khandwaense Mujaffar, Yasin & Mustakim

  • Family : ARACEAE
    (Arum Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : OAL FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ARACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open wet areas and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Known only from Khandwa district in open wet area and grassland
  • Key identification features : Tubers are subcylindric, spathe-limb is greenish outside & light greenish-purple inside, female zone greenish & male zone is yellow respectively.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Madhya Pradesh
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient
  • Literature : Mujaffar. S, C.M. Yasin, S. Moinuddin and S. Mustakim (2013). Typhonium khandwaense (ARACEAE: AREAE), a new species from Madhya Pradesh, India. Bioscience Discovery, 4(1): 25-29, Jan.
  • 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=Typhonium khandwaense. Downloaded on 8 December 2021.


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