Chlorophytum tuberosum is one of several species of Chlorophytum used in genus and is native to Africa, where the genus Chlorophytum is most diverse. Leaves x cm, ensiform, sheathing at base. Scape cm; flowers towards tip of spike, racemose. Bracts cm long, lanceolate. Flowers white. CHLOROPHYTUM TUBEROSUM (Roxb.) Family: Liliaceae Hindi: Safed musli Mundari: Kulaebo, Piri jadu, Piri tar Oraon: Oro arxa.
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The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Seeds Seeds irregularly folded, 2 mm. Chlorophytum tuberosum is cultivated as an ornamental for its large, showy flowers.
A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Cholrophytum Related observations Show all. In addition there are 17 species of Chlorophytum recorded in India of which 11 species of Chlorophytum are found to be growing in Maharashtra.
Efforts were made to collect the plants in flowering and fruiting condition for the correct botanical identification. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Agriculture and Industry Survey; This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.
Species Profile Geography and distribution Widespread from Nigeria to eastern tropical Africa, and also found across central and southern India to Burma Myanmar. Encyclopedia of Life EOL.
Nil Conflict of Interest: Springer – Verlag; Isolation, Partial characterization and immunostimulation activity of polysaccharides from Verninia kotschyana Sch. Marais W, Reilly J. The quantity of proteins is higher than saponins and carbohydrates [ Table 7 ].
Poulsen University of Copenhagen. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Baker in Flora of Tropical Africa 7: Chlorophytum tuberosum is being monitored as part of the ‘IUCN Sampled Red List Index for Plants’, which aims to produce conservation assessments for a representative sample of the world’s plant species.
Flora of Presidency of Bombay; pp. The related species C. Protein measurement with the Folin-Phenol reagent. The flowers are borne in a simple raceme with two flowers at each node.
Chlorophytum tuberosum – Edible Chlorophytum
General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. High Performance- Thin Layer Chromatography for the analysis of medicinal plants; p. Tokyo University Press; Can include ecosystem services. Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Safed musali is used as an aphrodisiac and galactogogue[ 3 — 5 ] as well as for its nutritive, health promoting properties and immunoenhancing, hepatoprotective and antioxidants activities.
The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. The white tuberous roots of this plant are the medicinally useful parts. Consequently, it is increasingly considered as ‘rare’ in India.
User Group specific search options Title. The powder drug was observed in visible light as yellowish brown in color.
Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. When images were compared with the graph and table values, it showed maximum area Document specific search options Title. Glossary of Indian medicinal Plants; p. Pharmacopoeia of India, Government of India; pp.
Chlorophytum tuberosum flower in Maharastra, India. Send a request for cblorophytum. Observation specific search options Observed during.
These studies were carried out on pre-coated aluminum fluorescent plates E. Views View Edit History. Retrieved from ” https: A photometric adaptation of chlorophytu Somogyi method for the determination of Glucose. Or, Login with your user account:. Saunders Edinburgh London, New York: The flowers are large, white, showy and sweetly-scented and there is no differentiation between the petals and sepals hence known as tepals.
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These investigations will be useful for the correct botanical identification and authentication of the drug. After getting the overall results of C. Stamens Stamens shorter than the tepals; filaments filiform, 5—6 mm. Table 5 Fluorescence tberosum of C.