Gloriosa superba L.

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (LILY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Colchicaceae
  • Species : Gloriosa superba
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gloriosa superba L.
  • Common name : Malabar Glory Lily, Tiger Claw Lily, Glorious Lily, Flame Lily
  • Vernacular name : Kulhari, Karihari, Langoli, Languli, Kaliari (Hin.); Gauri hoovu, Huli uguru, Agnishika, Kolikuttuma (Kan.); Kalappaikizhanngu, Kanvalikodi (Tam.); Adavi-nabhi, Kalappa gadda, Ganjeri, Potti dumpa (Tel.); Ognisikha, Meheria phulo, Kharihari, Dasara phulo, Durga phulo, Nanangalia (Ori.); Langali (San.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-63
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R. & K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 11/09/14
  • Collection Locality : Kavalur Observatory, Javadhu Hills, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Open-deciduous forest
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : September onwards
  • Comments : Often in open deciduous forests, on thickets in scrub forests up to about 1000 m on hills.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Old World tropics
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Gloriosa superba. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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