Stemona tuberosa Lour.

 
  • Family : STEMONACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Stemonaceae
  • Species : Stemona tuberosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Stemona tuberosa Lour.
  • Vernacular name : Adavi tamara, Kanipteega, Kaniputeega, Ijedin gadda (Tel.); Koelakand, Kelyakanda (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : February-July
  • Comments : On hills about 600 m. Often more gregarious and associated along moist places.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Pacchamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district) (Tamil Nadu State); Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district), Srikakulam district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Koraput district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Indo-China, Malesia, South China, Papua New Guinea
  • 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; 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=Stemona tuberosa. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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