Amorphophallus paeoniifolius var. campanulatus (Decne.) Sivad.

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
  • Variety : campanulatus
  • Basionym : Amorphophallus campanulatus Decne.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Nicolson
  • Vernacular name : Zameenkand, Suran (Hin.); Suvarna gedde, Kadu suvarna gedde (Kan.); Manshi kanda (Tel.); Oal, Olna, Olkunda, Olua (Ori.); Soorana (San.)
  • Key identification features : A large perennial herb with a massive subterranean tuber (corm). Leaves large with segments spreading. Flowers in a spadix and foul-smelling. Spathe is bell-shaped.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : April-November
  • Comments : Cultivated for its edible tuber. Also in the wild on hills.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • 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
  • 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=Amorphophallus paeoniifolius var. campanulatus. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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