Fritillaria cirrhosa D.Don

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (Lily Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BACHNAG FAMILY (बचनाग फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Liliaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Baimo cirrhosa (D.Don) Raf.; Fritillaria cirrhosa var. bonatii (H.Lév.) S.C.Chen; Fritillaria cirrhosa var. dingriensis Y.K.Yang & J.Z.Zhang; Fritillaria cirrhosa subsp. roylei (Hook.) Ali; Fritillaria cirrhosa var. viridiflava S.C.Chen; Fritillaria duilongdeqingensis Y.K.Yang & Gesan; Fritillaria lhiinzeensis Y.K.Yang & al.; Fritillaria polyphylla Fortune; Fritillaria roylei Hook.; Fritillaria zhufenensis Y.K.Yang & J.Z.Zhang; Lilium bonatii H.Lév.; Melorima cirrhosa (D.Don) Raf.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Fritillaria cirrhosa D.Don
  • Common name : Himalayan Fritillary
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kakoli (Hindi)
    • Kakoli (Tamil)
    • Kakoli (Malayalam)
    • Kakoli (Telugu)
    • Kakoli (Kannada)
    • Kakoli, Ksirakakol, Ksirasukla, Payasya (Sanskrit)
    • Chichaor (Bhutia)
    • Kakolee (Nepali)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forests, alpine thickets, meadows, flood lands, moist places; 3200 - 4600 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : The bulb is supposedly antiasthmatic, antirheumatic, febrifuge, galactogogue, haemostatic, ophthalmic and oxytocic. It is boiled with orange peel and used in the treatment of TB and asthma.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-October
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Rudraprayag district
  • Native : China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Qinghai, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Pakistan to Central China
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 240
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Fritillaria cirrhosa. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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