Lasia spinosa (L.) Thwaites

  • Family : ARACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Lasia spinosa
  • Basionym : Dracontium spinosum L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lasia spinosa (L.) Thwaites
  • Vernacular name : Mulasari, Kanta kachoramu (Tel.); Kanta saru (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : June-February
  • Native : Indian sub-continent
  • Comments : Rare, in marshy localities and along muddy streams under shade of northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Maredumilli Hills (East Godavari district), Rampa Hills (East Godavari district), Visakhapatnam district, Vijaynagaram district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Sundargarh district, Deogarh district, Kalahandi district, Angul district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : South- & South-East Asia
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4 ; 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; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. spinosa. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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