Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
GARDEN PLANTS
Garden Plants Kerala
50 Top Garden Plants
25 Herb Garden Plants
25 Shrub Garden Plants
15 Climber Garden Plants
10 Top Tree Grden Plants
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
  Ledebouria revoluta
 
  Family: LILIACEAE
  Citation:  Ledebouria revoluta (L.f.) Jessop, J. S. African Bot. 36: 255. 1970; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 882. 2009. Hyacinthus revolutus L.f., Suppl. Pl. 204. 1782. Ledebouria hyacinthina Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 195. 1821. Scilla hyacinthina (Roth) Macbr., Contr. Gray Herb. 56: 14. 1918; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 389. 1985; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 511. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 354. 2002. Barnardia indica Wight, Ic. t. 2041. 1853. Scilla indica (Wight) Baker in Sunders, Refug. Bot. 3: 12. 1870, non Roxb. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 348. 1892; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1527(1067). 1928.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kanthanam, Narivengayam
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Herbs, bulbous perennial. Leaves 11-15 x 3 cm, radical. Scapes to 3, racemes 10-20 cm, flexuous; peduncle, pink. Flowers 8 mm across, perianth deeply six lobed, lobes to 4 x 1 mm, oblong, obtuse, pink; pedicel pink, to 1.5 cm; stamens 6, adnate to the base of the perianth; ovary 3-lobed ca 1.5 mm, style to 3 mm. Capsule to 7 x 4 mm, globose, loculicidal.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-July
  District(s): Wayanad, Palakkad, Kasaragode
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India, Sri Lanka and Arabia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Rose, Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Vengoli, Kuruva Island, Walayar, Kasaragod
   
 
   
 
Kerala News Online