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  Chlorophytum heynei
 
  Family: LILIACEAE
  Citation:  Chlorophytum heynei Rottl. ex Baker, J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 15: 322. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1525(1065). 1928; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 414. 1984; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 390. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 14,20. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 470. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 344. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 728. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 456. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 722. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 506. 2005. Chlorophytum heyneanum Wall. ex Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 333. 1892.
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  Description: Stem very short. Leaves 20 x 5 cm, oblanceolate, acute to apex, narrowed to base. Racemes to 18 cm long, stout, densely-flowered. Pedicel 5 mm long; tepals 8 mm long, elliptic-lanceolate; ovary obovoid, retuse; style slender; stigma terminal. Capsule 10 x 7 mm, obovoid, 3-lobed; seeds 2 x 2 mm, orbicular, irregular, obtusely muriculate, black.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-October
  District(s): Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: 1400-1500
  Localities: Peechi, Vazhani, Rosemala, Koruthode, Arampa, Nellikuth, Rosemalai Road, Ariankavu, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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