Globba ophioglossa Wight

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Globba sessiliflora Sim.; Globba careyana Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Globba sessiliflora Sims
  • Vernacular name : Kattinji, Kolchanna (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along stream sides in Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, East Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Gajapati district, Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : India to Thailand
  • 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; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Globba ophioglossa. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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