Asparagus racemosus Willd.

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (LILY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Species : Asparagus racemosus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
  • Vernacular name : Satawar, Sada-bori, Shakakul (Hin.); Thanneervittan kizhangu, Kadamoolam (Tam.); Satamulam, Devdani, Pilli gaddalu, Toalla gaddalu, Challa gadda (Tel.); Chhataori, Satawari, Gaicharo, Deobadini, Iswar Jata, Hateri kanda (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Comments : Often on plains up to 1400 m on hill slopes, scrub jungles, forest border etc. Tubers are used in native medicine.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Africa through South Asia to China, Malesia and Northern Australia
  • 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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=Asparagus racemosus. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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