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  Furcraea foetida
 
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  Family: AGAVACEAE
  Citation:  Furcraea foetida (L.) Haworth, Syn. Pl. Succ. 73. 1819; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 506. 1990; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 502. 2005. Agave foetida L., Sp. Pl. 323. 1753. Furcraea gigantea Vent., Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris 1: 65. 1793.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Mauritius Hemp, Green aloe
  Description: Stem short; Leaves large up to 156 x 7-9 cm, crowded, broadly oblanceolate, almost flat, undulate, somewhat roughened beneath and entire. Inflorescence large, paniculate, scape c. 6-12 m. Flowers pale yellow to green-white, fragrant, tubular, perianth segments 6, spreading; stamens included, filaments short, thick below.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as ornamental plant
  Distribution: Native to Central America; introduced in other parts of Tropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Creamy, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Adoor, Kathalakandy
   
 
   
 
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