if-uh-juh-NY-uh — the genus named for daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh — of or from India
As suggested …, following is the complete key:
1. Perianth purple, segments linear – subdulate or elliptic -linear:
2. Stems branched; filaments glabrous…… I. magnifica
2. Stems not branched; filaments hairy ……… I. indica
1. Perianth white or pink segments elliptic or oblanceolate
3. Flowers white or with purplish tinge; perianth lobes oblanceolate ……. I.pallida
3. Flowers bright pink; perianth lobes broadly elliptic…….. I.stellata


Iphigenia indica:
Iphigenia indica
Local Marathi name: jambhale Bhui-chakra
Today at Alibag, Maharashtra

[image: Iphigenia indica (L.) Kunth] <http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/5994330613/>
[image: Discussions at efloraofindia] <https://groups.google.com/forum/indiantreepix/hi…>
[image: more views on Google Earth] <http://api.flickr.com/india/&tags=Iphigeniaindica&…>
if-uh-juh-NY-uh — the genus named for daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh — of or from India
commonly known as: Indian grass lily <https://sites.google.com/indiannamesofplants/i…>
• *Kannada*: ಕಾಡು ಬೆಳ್ಳುಳ್ಳಿ kaadu bellulli <https://sites.google.com/indiannamesofplants/k…>
, ನೀರು ಬಾಳೆ neeru baale <https://sites.google.com/indiannamesofplants/n…>
• *Marathi*: जांभळे भुईचक्र jambhale bhui-chakra <https://sites.google.com/indiannamesofplants/j…>
• *Telugu*: కాకి కాటుక kaki katuka <https://sites.google.com/site/indiannamesofplants/via-names/telugu/ka…>
botanical names: *Iphigenia indica* (L.) Kunth … *synonyms*: *Anguillaria indica* (L.) R.Br. • *Melanthium indicum* L. (basionym)
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Plant in photo: at Tung fort, about 3000 ft asl, 31 JUL 11
… more views of Iphigenia indica:

ID No. 26042011 RD 11:
Please help me to identify this herb

Date/Time-21/4/2011- 11 AM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Assam,
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild Type
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Herb (15-35cm)
Inflorescence Type/ Size- as seen in the photos
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- Not seen

Iphigenia species, most probably I. indica (Colchicaceae).

… with … thoughts: most probably Iphigenia indica.

Iphigenia indica:
Iphigenia indica of Colochicaceae family

26th August` 12

ID-30082013-PR-2 : Attachments (8). 3 posts by 3 authors.
plants from gujarat
habitat wild
habit herb
looks like grass
flower not seen
i think its Iphigenia sp

Yes to Iphigenia. May be I. indica.

yes looks like Iphigenia indica.

GRAM 2016 Iphigenia? : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Could this be Iphigenia species ? Pictures taken at Kasara, Maharashtra in July 2016

Thanks, … Very good images.
You may check with species at Iphigenia species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net)

It should be Iphigenea indica as per comparative images at Iphigenia
Pl. check as the filaments should be hairy.

Fwd: Iphigenia indica SK 300716 : 2 posts by 1 author. Attachments (3)
Sharing some pictures of I. indica shot today (5.8.16) at the Phedi Nagarkot at 5500 ft.

Thanks, … Filaments are hairy in I. indica, which appear to be the case here.

Enclosing one close up picture. Attachments (1)

Yes, very nice.


Iphigenia indica (L.) A.Gray ex Kunth : 9 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (8) – aroud 750 kb each.

Location: Nagarkot, Kathmandu
Date: 03 August  2019
Elevation: 1498 m.
Habit : Wild 

part of….  family Colchicaceae

My Pending Identifications: Chakrata- Unid Herb:: NS MARCH 26 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).
This herb was shot from Tiger Fall area in August 2013.. any hints for id will be a great help..

Probably Iphigenia sp. – a Liliaceae member…..

Yes it looks quite similar to Ipheginea, attacching one of my images

I guess Iphigenia indica (L.) A.Gray ex Kunth only.

Iphigenia indica


Iphigenia indica (L.) Kunth: 7 very high res. images.

Location:Jumla, West Nepal
Altitude:  2308m.
Date: 17 August 2021
Habit : Wild


Iphigenia indica (L.) Kunth: 9 very high res. images.

Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude:  438m.
Date: 28 August 2021 
Habit : Wild



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