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  Arisaema barnesii
 
  Family: ARACEAE
  Citation:  Arisaema barnesii C.E.C. Fisch., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 342. 1933 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1891(1308). 1936; Chatterjee, Bull. Bot. Soc. Bengal 8: 121. 1959; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 331. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 532. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 39. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 484. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 357. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 473. 1998; Sivad. in Manoharan et al., Silent Valley-Whispers Reason 233. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 366. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 756. 2002.
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  Description: Herbs, corm 1-2 cm across. Leaflets 6, 10-16 x 3 cm, elliptic-oblong, apex acuminate, base acute, glabrous; petiole 20-45 cm long, smooth, base sheathing; petiolule 1-2 cm long. Peduncle slender, smaller than the petiole; spathe 6-10 cm long, tube 1-1.5 cm broad, purple with white lines, glabrous; limb ovate, finely caudate-acuminate, horizontal, green with white lines. Spadix 6 cm long, straight, narrowed at apex into a short tail.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-May
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Near Threatened (NT)
  Altitude: -1400
  Localities: Sholayar, Karimala Hills, Rosemala, Mangaladevi, Melmanalar, Pooppara, Kariamchola, Pothumala, Nelliyampathy, Punnamala, Anamudi, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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