Arisaema tortuosum (Wall.) Schott

  • Family : ARACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Arisaema tortuosum
  • Basionym : Arum tortuosum Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Arisaema tortuosum (Wall.) Schott
  • Vernacular name : Pamu kanda (Tel.); Kushnopeni, Bhaiabimula (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0389
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R. & K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 31/10/15
  • Collection Locality : Swamimalai Hills, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : May-November
  • Comments : Often on hills under shade from 800 m onwards.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Melagiri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Swamimalai Hills (Vellore district, former North Arcot), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); East Godavari district, Vijaynagaram district, Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary (Kalahandi district), Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Deomali Hills (Koraput district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Himalaya, 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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. tortuosum. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.


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