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  Arisaema tylophorum
 
  Family: ARACEAE
  Citation:  Arisaema tylophorum C.E.C. Fisch., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 346. 1933 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1891(1308). 1936; Chatterjee, Bull. Bot. Soc. Bengal 8: 137. 1959; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 333. 1988; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 474. 1998; Sivad. in Manoharan et al., Silent Valley-Whispers Reason 241. 1999. Arisaema wightii sensu C.E.C. Fisch. in Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1891(1105). 1936, non Schott 1859.
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  Description: Corm 1-2 cm across, globose. Leaflets 7, to 16 x 4 cm, elliptic-oblong, caudate-acuminate, base attenuate, glabrous; petiolule 1-2 cm long; petiole to 40 cm long, 0.8 cm thick, brown spotted. Spadix solitary, at the level of the leaves; peduncle from the petiole 10 cm long; spathe to 10 cm long; tube deep brown; limb ovate, horizontal, green with white lines, finely acuminate, acumen 4-5 cm long; spadix to 6 cm long, 3 mm thick, narrowed above; curved near the apex and terminated by a small knot of 3 mm thick.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Kottamala, Sispara
   
 
   
 
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