Herbs, roots fleshy tuberous. Leaves radical, to 30 x 2 cm, flat, lanceolate, apex acute, margins thinly hyaline, ciliate. Racemes terminal; flowers white; bracts to 3 cm, ovate; pedicels to 1 cm, jointed at the middle; perianth lobes 1.5 x 0.5 cm, oblong, spathulate; stamens 7 mm, basally connate; ovary subglobose, 5 mm, style to 1 cm, stigma 3-fid.

Flowering and fruiting: September-December
Grasslands
Western Ghats (Endemic)

(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi


 
 

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Chlorophytum indicum (Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Dress ( = Chlorophytum attenuatum (Wight) Baker)


May be Chlorophyton comosum


Chlorophytum comosum is not reported in our regional floras, it is a wild herb and not from cultivated source. It is C. indicum only


 

 

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Nilgiris :: Chlorophytum for identification :: 281113MK0015 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5)
Please help me in identifying the Chlorophytum planted as ornamental in a Botanical Garden.
Date: 07 April 2013
Place: Conoor Botanic Gardens, Nilgiris
Alt.: c. 2000 m asl


Flowers look like C. glaucoides


It is Chlorophytum attenuatum 


  

 
 
 

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