Lilium polyphyllum D.Don

 
  • Family : LILIACEAE
    (Lily Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BACHNAG FAMILY (बचनाग फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Liliaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Lilium punctatum Jacquem. ex Duch.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lilium polyphyllum D.Don
  • Common name : White Himalayan Lily, Many-leaved lily
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kalihari, Ksirakakoli (Hindi)
    • Ksirakakoli (Kannada)
    • Ksirakakoli (Malayalam)
    • Kakoli, Ksirakakoli (Sanskrit)
    • Ksirakakoli (Tamil)
    • Ksirakakoli (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On a slope in thick shrubbery; 1800 - 3700 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : The tuberous roots are used as a tonic in emaciation and as a source of energy, after dry roasting.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-July
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Afghanistan to North India
  • 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=Lilium polyphyllum. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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