Globba marantina L.

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species : Globba marantina
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Globba marantina L.
  • Vernacular name : Kalingarastra gadda (Tel.); Chotta rasna (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Comments : Often on hills above 600 m, in shade, by stream banks etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Araku Valley (Visakhapatnam district), Maredumulli Hills (East Godavari district), Talakona R.F. (Chittoor district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Odisha State
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Himalaya, Malay Archipelago, Philippines, Timor Islands
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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; 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. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Globba marantina. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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