Alocasia montana (Roxb.) Schott

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Alocasia montana
  • Basionym : Arum montanum Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alocasia macrorrhizos (L.) G.Don
  • Vernacular name : Marsanige, Mundi (Kan.); Bonasaru kanda (Tel.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Comments : Rare, in moist places of northern Eastern ghats. The roots are poisonous.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Gajapati district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Java
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3.; Naidu, M.T, O.A. Kumar & M. Venkaiah (2015). Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(10): 7683-7690
  • 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=Alocasia montana. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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