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  Arisaema murrayi
 
  Family: ARACEAE
  Citation:  Arisaema murrayi (Graham) Hook., Bot. Mag. t. 4388. 1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 507. 1893; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1585(1106). 1931; Chatterjee, Bull. Bot. Soc. Bengal 8: 129. 1959; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 332. 1988; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 34. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 485. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 753. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 473. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 366. 2002. Arum murrayi Graham, Cat. Pl. Bombay 229. 1839.
  Malayalam Name(s): Pambucholam
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Murray's Cobra Lily
  Description: Corm to 2.5 cm across. Leaflets 5-6, elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, apex acute, base cuneate, membranous, 10-17 x 4-6 cm; petiole sheathing, 20-40 cm long. Peduncles as long as the petiole; spathe greenish, to 10 cm long, base tubular, to 3 x 1.5 cm; limb 6 x 5 cm, green with white streaks, reddish along margins. Spadix 6 cm long; sterile appendages as long as spathe or shortly exserted. Berry obovoid, 3 or 4-angled at apex, 6 x 5 mm.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-October
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Malappuram, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Peechi, Vellimala, Karimalagopuram, Nadugani ghats
   
 
   
 
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