Hedychium forrestii var. palaniense Sanoj & M.Sabu

    (Ginger Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : HALDI FAMILY (हल्दी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ZINGIBERACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grassy slopes and open rock cliffs
  • Key identification features : Calyx equal or slightly longer than bracts
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Dindigul district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Literature : E. Sanoj, M.Sabu & T. Rajesh Kumar (2010). Hedychium forrestii (Zingiberaceae) with a new synonymy and a variety from India. Journal of Botanical Reseach Institute of Texas 4(2): 633-639.
  • 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=Hedychium forrestii var. palaniense. Downloaded on 16 August 2022.


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